The Now We Are Six second edition was published in the same year as the first edition book. A.A. Milne Now We Are Six is the third of the Winnie the Pooh books that was written by Alan Alexander Milne for his son Christopher Robin Milne. The very collectable A.A. Milne Now We Are Six children’s illustrated book features Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet and other characters from the now iconic Winnie the Pooh series of books.
A.A. Milne Now We Are Six Winnie the Pooh book features A.A. Milne poems such as King John's Christmas, Binker, and Pinkle Purr. Eleven of the A.A. Milne poems in Now We Are Six are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh. These include The Charcoal Burner, Us Two, The Engineer, Furry Bear, Knight-in-Armour, The Friend, The Morning Walk, Twice Times, Waiting at the Window, Forgotten, In the Dark, and The End.
The A.A. Milne Now We Are Six original dust jacket is wonderfully illustrated to the front of the dust jacket, back of the dust jacket and to the spine of the dust jacket with characters that includes Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh.
The dust jacket is in Good condition being complete but with marks, slight darkening to the spine, wear to the top of the spine and corners, and small loss to the foot of the spine.
The A.A. Milne Now We Are Six original binding is a deep rich red colour with the front board bearing a gilt illustration by E.H. Shepard of Christopher Robin playing with a toy train, the back board bearing a gilt illustration of Winnie the Pooh and Piglet buying a ticket. The spine has the author, title and publisher details also in gilt lettering.
The binding for this very collectable A.A. Milne Now We Are Six Winnie the Pooh book is in Near Fine condition with only incredibly minor wear to the bottom of the spine and to the corners. The gilt borders, illustrations and lettering are extremely bright and the red boards still very bright and crisp and feels as though they are new. This is one of the best examples of A.A. Milne Now We Are Six bindings that we have offered for sale.
A.A. Milne Now We Are Six has 103 numbered pages, top edge gilt, with double page illustrations to the front endpapers and the rear endpapers, on an attractive pink background. The endpapers are completely clean and fresh and in Fine condition.
The pages are very tightly bound-in and are in Very Good to Near Fine condition.