MILNE, ALAN ALEXANDER. 1882-1956.
WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY SHEPARD.
When We Were Very Young. London: Methuen, . 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.