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ERNEST H. SHEPARD

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“AMONG THE BEST EVER WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN”

MILNE, A.A. Four Pooh Books. London, 1924-28. Four volumes. First editions of Milne’s charming “Pooh Quartet”— the volumes of verses and tales that immortalized Christopher Robin, Winnie-the-Pooh and their friends from the Hundred Acre Wood— enchantingly illustrated by Ernest Shepard, in original dust jackets. $23,500.

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MILNE’S “POOH QUARTET,”FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS SPLENDIDLY BOUND,SIGNED BY MILNE IN THE FIRST VOLUME

MILNE, A. A. Four Pooh Books. New York, 1924-28. Four volumes. First American editions of Milne’s beloved “Pooh quartet”—including the signed limited first American edition of When We Were Very Young, number 24 of 100 copies signed by Milne—elegantly bound in full morocco-gilt. A beautiful set. $19,500.

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"AND PLEASE DON’T SAY IF I SHOULD SING FLAT,/ WAS THAT A BICYCLE, OR NEXT DOOR'S CAT?"

MILNE, A.A. (words). FRASER-SIMSON, H. (music). SHEPARD, E.H. (illustrations). Songs from "Now We Are Six." London, 1927. First trade edition of this collection of songs based on Milne's beloved poetry for children, with music by H. Fraser-Simson and illustrations by E.H. Shepard. An exceptional presentation copy with a long personal and playful inscription by Milne: "For Peter with care from A.A. Milne Christmas, 1927./ I'm singing./ Stand back all of you, and please hold tight,/ I'm going through these if I take all night./ And please don't say if I should sing flat,/ 'Was that a bicycle, or next door's cat?/ 'No, I think it's Peter singing./ 'Yes, it must be Peter singing./ 'That's what he's doing./ 'Singing." $18,500.

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“A BEAR, HOWEVER HARD HE TRIES, GROWS TUBBY WITHOUT EXERCISE”

MILNE, A. A. Teddy Bear & Other Songs. London, 1926. Signed limited first edition of the second collection of songs based on Milne’s beloved poetry for children, number 86 of only 100 copies signed by Milne, composer H. Fraser-Simson and illustrator E.H. Shepard. $2850.

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