Now We Are Six – A. A. Milne (signed)

A. A. Milne

Published by Methuen & Co., London, in 1927.

First Trade Edition

Signed by Author

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$3,850.00

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Signed • Now We Are Six. Written by A. A. Milne. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Published in 1927 by Methuen & Co., London. First edition. Signed by A. A. Milne on the title-page. Third in the Pooh series. Stated “First Published in 1927”. Small octavo. Original dark red cloth ruled in gilt on front cover, pictorially stamped in gilt on front and back covers, lettered in gilt on spine. Original pink pictorial endpapers printed in dark blue. Original pale green pictorial dust jacket printed in dark blue, some slight soiling and areas of discoloration to front and rear panels, jacket spine and edges browned, a few small chips and tears, including loss at head and corners.

Eleven of the poems in the collection have illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh: “The Charcoal Burner”, “Us Two”, “The Engineer”, “Furry Bear”, “Knight-in-armour”, “The Friend”, “The Morning Walk”, “Waiting at the Window”, “Forgotten”, “In the Dark” and “The End”. Contains thirty-five children’s verses:

  • Solitude
  • King John’s Christmas
  • Busy
  • Sneezles
  • Binker
  • Cherry Stones
  • The Knight Whose Armour Didn’t Squeak
  • Buttercup Days
  • The Charcoal-Burner
  • Us Two
  • The Old Sailor
  • The Engineer
  • Journey’s End
  • Furry Bear
  • Forgiven
  • The Emperor’s Rhyme
  • Knight-in-Armour
  • Come Out with Me
  • Down by the Pond
  • The Little Black Hen
  • The Friend
  • The Good Little Girl
  • A Thought
  • King Hilary and The Beggarman
  • Swing Song
  • Explained
  • Twice Times
  • The Morning Walk
  • Cradle Song
  • Waiting at The Window
  • Pinkle Purr
  • Wind on the Hill
  • Forgotten
  • In the Dark
  • The End

Details

Published by: Methuen & Co.

Location published: London

Year published: 1927

Edition: First Trade Edition

Signed by: Signed by Author

Illustrated by: Ernest H. Shepard

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