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Winnie the Pooh by  A. A Milne - First Edition - 1926 - from Aquila Books (SKU: 128486)

Winnie the Pooh

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Winnie the Pooh

by Milne, A. A

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926. Hardcover. very good. 1st Edition. 158pp. Octavo. Original dark green boards with gold lettering and decorations. Map endpapers (100 Aker Wood) with slight offsetting from the dustwrapper flap. Top edge gilt. Pictorial dust jacket is darkened on spine with light soiling on front and back; Minor restoration to dust jacket. B/W illustrations throughout text. A very good to fine copy of the book in a very good plus dust wrapper. Decorations by E.H. Shepard. "Pooh Bear" has a rich history that started with a Canadian Lieutenant buying a bear off a hunter during the First World War, that bear was named Winnie after the Lieutenants hometown in Winnipeg Manitoba, Winnie was eventually moved to a zoo which is where Christopher Robin Milne met Winnie. Christopher came to name a stuffed bear he had after Winnie which inspired A. A. Milne to start writing this classic story. In 1961 Disney licensed rights to Winnie the Pooh and it has since become one of the companies most successful franchises. Pooh is still a classic character with many movies, TV series, and further books still being made. A scarce first edition of this children's classic in a dust jacket. 1926

Synopsis

The Bear of Very Little Brain and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood have delighted generations of readers since Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926. Three cheers for Pooh!

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Details

Bookseller
Aquila Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
128486
Title
Winnie the Pooh
Author
Milne, A. A
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1926
Keywords
A A Milne|Ernest H Shepard|Literature

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About Aquila Books

Aquila Books specializes in books dealing with Polar Exploration, Western Canadiana, Mountaineering, the Canadian Pacific Railway, Early Voyages as well as many other areas. We also deal in antique maps and prints, historic photos, autograph letters, postcards, antique scientific instruments and antique bookcases. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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dustwrapper
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fine
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First Edition
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spine
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top edge gilt
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octavo
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jacket
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