When We Were Very Young. De Luxe Issue (1930)
Book ID: 62765
When We Were Very Young. Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen, 1930. Twentieth Edition. Pp, 99. De Luxe binding issue in full blue leather; upper cover ruled in gilt with gilt silhouettes of the child to centre, spine richly decorated in gilt . Pictorial endpapers, all edges in gilt. A near fine copy.
First published in 1924.
Milne’s classic book of thirty-five children’s verses including poems such as “King John’s Christmas”, “Binker” and “Pinkle Purr”. Eleven of the poems in the collection are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh.