289. Milne (A.A.) [The Christopher Robin books], 4 vol., comprising When We Were Very Young, first issue without roman numeral on contents p., advertisement slip loosely inserted, 1924; Winnie-the-Pooh, map endpapers by Shepard, 1926; Now We Are Six, pictorial endpapers by Shepard, 1927; The House at Pooh Corner, pictorial silhouette endpapers by Shepard, 1928, first editions, first impressions, illustrations by E.H. Shepard, original pictorial cloth, gilt, light rubbing to spine ends and corners, otherwise near- fine, sharp copies, t.e.g., dust-jackets by Shepard, spines slightly discoloured, minor repairs and restorations to spine ends and corners, still in effect a near-fine set, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo.
est. £7000 – £10000
A superb set of Milne's classic children's work.