Title: Christopher Robin Verses : Being 'When We Were Very Young' and 'Now We Are Six' with a Preface for Parents. With twelve plates in colour and text decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Publisher:  E.P. Dutton & Co., New York , 1932,
Seller ID: 97127
MILNE, A.A. The Christopher Robin Verses : Being 'When We Were Very Young' and 'Now We Are Six' with a Preface for Parents. With twelve plates in colour and text decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co.,Inc., (October 1932). Fourth Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),-210,(2), colour f rontispiece + 11 colour plates. Text Illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt vignette and border to front board, gilt lettering to spine. See Haring-Smith, A.A.Milne : A Critical Bibliography C116. “One of the most successful and entertaining collaborations of recent time – that between Mr. A.A. Milne the author and Mr. E.H. Shepard the artist – is carried a stage further in this beautiful book, where all Mr. Milne's verses for children will be found between two covers with new coloured picture by his inspired illustrator.” - from the dj. With amusing gift inscription : “To 'This Family' from 'This Family', with Love. September 17th / 1934. Hazel and Herbert and Lethen.” From the library of Lethen Sutcliffe Roden (1929-2009), author of “Laure Conan; The First French-Canadian Woman Novelist.” Spine spotted, endpapers and fore-edge brown-stained, Lethen's small bookplate, penned gift inscription, else good in soiled, edgeworn, and marked dustjacket. As is. 50.00