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MILNE, A.A.
When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; the House at Pooh Corner
Methuen. London, Methuen & Co., 1924-1928. 4 volumes, sm-octavo. Bound in recent full morocco, in their respective original published colours, with gilt titles, the original Sheppard illustrations on the front boards embossed in gilt, gilt decoration and raised bands on spines, gilt rules to fronts and insides of the boards, 2 of the volumes have the original endpapers, top edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth covered protective slipcase. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard First Impressions, with the exception, as so often, of When We Were Very Young which is the 2nd editon December 1924 Ask for a more detailed description of this beautiful set..
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Book number: F1701
GBP 1250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1413.75 US$ 1608.91 | JP¥ 176276]
Catalogue: Leather
Keywords: Rare Fine Weblists Weblists-2 Children's

 
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM - WHITTINGTON PRESS
Sonnets
. Illustrated with wood engravings by Hellmuth Weissenborn. in three-quarter red morocco. The Acorn Press, 1982 One of an edition of 350 copies printed at the Whittington Press. Each sonnet is preceded by one of Weissenborn's fine coloured wood engravings. Weissenborn, a German-born artist, immigrated to England in 1939 and illustrated fifteen books for the Whittington Press. An exquisite edition The press printed this volume on loose sheets for the Acorn press and these were bound into full red leather by special order only at the time.OFFERED TOGETHER WITH THE SONNETS IN CHINESE IN 2 volumes in a silk (?) covered box bound in an Eastern style blockbook.Images available in w e b s i t e or via email.
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Book number: F0034
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 333.75 US$ 379.7 | JP¥ 41601]
Catalogue: Leather
Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Weblists2 Limited( Private Press )

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