INSCRIBED BY A.A. MILNE
MILNE, A.A. If I May. London: Methuen, (1920). 12mo, original blue cloth gilt. $750.
First edition of this collection of essays, inscribed on the title page, “A.A. Milne, for Louis Grabosky.”
This collection was published the same year Milne's son—Christopher Robin—was born, and six years before he began publishing his Pooh books. "These essays are reprinted, with such alterations and additions as seemed proper, from The Sphere, The Outlook, The Daily News, The Sunday Express, and the American Vanity Fair. Without rare original dust jacket. Bookplates.
Interior generally fine, mild toning and wear to cloth spine. A handsome copy.