THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN STORY BOOK, SIGNED LIMITED FIRST AMERICAN EDITION
MILNE, A.A. The Christopher Robin Story Book… Illustrated by Ernest H. Shephard. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1929. Octavo, original three-quarter green cloth, pictorial peach paper boards, original paper spine label, uncut and unopened. $3500.
Signed limited first American edition, number 167 of 350 copies signed by Milne and Shepard.
A wonderfully illustrated collection of stories and verses from Milne's four "Pooh" books: When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six, Winnie-The-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. Preceded only by the first English trade edition. Without original acetate and original box. See Cutler & Stiles, 117.
Shallow soiling to edges of text block, light soiling and toning to extremities of binding, faint pinpoint foxing to spine. An extremely good signed copy.