MILNE, ALAN ALEXANDER. 1882-1956.
Lot 2127
MILNE, ALAN ALEXANDER. 1882-1956.
Sold for US$ 33,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
MILNE, ALAN ALEXANDER. 1882-1956.
WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY SHEPARD.
When We Were Very Young.
London: Methuen, [1924]. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. Original blue cloth gilt, dust jacket, t.e.g. Dust jacket with three or four very small marks and a very short repaired tear at head of spine.

First edition, the issue with p ix numbered. Signed on the title page by Milne, and with a signed ink drawing by Shepard on the front pastedown. The drawing is a larger version of the vignette illustrating "Lines and Squares" which shows a Christopher Robin-like boy taunting a hungry bear by walking in all the squares on the sidewalk.
See illustration.
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