Now We Are Six Second Edition 1927
Now We Are Six second edition dated 1927, the same year as the first edition to the Copyright Page, is for sale from The First Edition. Written by A.A. Milne and wonderfully illustrated by E.H. Shepard, this is a highly desirable Winnie the Pooh children’s illustrated book that inspired Walt Disney. This book was published by Methuen & co Ltd in London and measures 5.25 x 7.50 inches (approximately).
The original binding has the same design as the first edition with gilt illustrations to the front board and to the back board, with gilt lettering to the spine. The binding is in Good condition with slight corner knocks, knocks to the top and bottom of the spine, slight shelf lean, and damp staining to the back board that does not affect the illustration.
There are 103 numbered pages, all top edge gilt, with double page illustrations to the front and rear endpapers, and packed with great early Winnie the Pooh illustrations by E.H. Shepard. The pages are in overall Very Good condition with an inscription to the front endpaper, age toning to the Half Title Page, and small and light marks to some of the pages.
This is highly desirable and collectable early Winnie the Pooh children’s illustrated book.