When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne, 1927
Illustrated throughout in black & white with the much loved E. H. Shepard drawings. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to the spine, gilt ruling and design to upper board, gilt design to rear board and top edge gilt. A very clean and bright copy with minor rubbing to tips of spine and corners and a couple of light dents to top of upper board, please see photos, otherwise really well preserved by the dust jacket. Internally also generally clean with a couple of pages with light thumbing and marks and a few pages with black ink spots to them, mainly to fore edge of pages. Offsetting to both free endpapers and webbing showing between a couple of pages but overall a clean and firm copy in lovely condition. Previous owner's name and address neatly written to top of front endpapers. Unclipped dust jacket, also in very good condition, with small loss to the tips of the spine and corners, also slightly browned to the spine but overall clean and bright. Previous owner's name and address neatly written to top of front panel as seen in photos.
- Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd., London
- Year of Publication: Sixteenth Edition, 1927
- Illustrator: E. H. Shepard
- Pages: x, 99pp.
- Size: 7 3/4" X 5 1/4"