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Now We are Six

by A A Milne

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London: Methuen and Co, 1927. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8" by 5". Ernest H Shepard. A very bright, first edition copy of this noted poetry anthology by the noted children's author A A Milne. Featuring his anthropomorphic character Winnie the Pooh. With the original unclipped dust wrapper.This best-selling work is a poetry collection and contains thirty-five verses, eleven of which are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-The-Pooh. Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends.Illustrated by E H Shepard, a popular twentieth century illustrator whose recognisable pen and ink drawings were featured in all of Milne's works.A charming work, and fantastic opportunity to own a very good copy of this beloved children's work. In the publisher's original cloth binding. With the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, very smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of spine. Dust wrapper is smart. Loss to the tail… Read More
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Now We Are Six

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London: Methuen and Co, 1927. First edition. Fine Binding. Near Fine. 8" by 5". Ernest H Shepard. A very bright, first edition copy of this famous poetry collection by the popular children's author A A Milne. Featuring his famous anthropomorphic character, Winnie the Pooh. Beautifully rebound, with a panel of the original red cloth to the front board. Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends.This best-selling work is a poetry collection. 'Now We are Six' contains thirty-five verses, eleven of which are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-The-Pooh. Illustrated by E H Shepard, a popular twentieth century illustrator whose recognisable pen and ink drawings were featured in all of Milne's works.A charming work, and fantastic opportunity to own a bright, very smart copy of this children's work featuring a much-loved character. In a full crushed morocco binding. Externally, very smart. Patches of light rubbing to the front… Read More
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The Rescue of Piglet/Piglet and the flood
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The Rescue of Piglet/Piglet and the flood

by A A Milne

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London: The Evening News, c1925. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 8" by 6.5". Ernest H Shepard. An extremely scarce, truly unique work. Signed by A.A Milne and Ernest H Shepard, this work comprises mounted press-cuttings from the Evening News of 'The Rescue of Piglet'. This story of Piglet and the flood was subsequently published in Milne's first story collection featuring his beloved anthropomorphic characters; 'Winnie The Pooh'.  It was chapter nine of 'Winnie The Pooh'. Undated, but it is believed this publication pre-dates the first printing of Milne's anthology. Illustrated throughout, with the noted pen-and-ink drawings of Ernest H Shepard.  Shepard was a popular twentieth century illustrator whose recognisable pen and ink drawings were featured in all of Milne's works.Signed by A.A Milne and E.H Shepard to the title page. To the recto of front endpaper is written 'A Rescue of a Rescue' and the provenance note of this work, 'From the library of P.T.R. Gillette. Sold at Sothebys Feb 10th… Read More
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Winnie The Pooh
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Winnie The Pooh

by A A Milne

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London: Methuen and Co, 1926. Cloth. Very Good Indeed. 7.5" by 5". Ernest H Shepard. A very smart second edition copy of A A Milne's noted children's novel 'Winnie The Pooh'. Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends. This is the first collection of stories containing Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Tigger did not appear until 'The House at Pooh Corner'. This copy is without the original dustwrapper.A charming collection of ten children's stories featuring this famous character. To this collection there are classic tales such as when Winnie gets stuck in Rabbit's door, Piglet meeting a Heffalump, and Pooh-bear encountering some bees. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of spine as well as several marks to the extremities. A few marks to the boards. Former owner's inscriptions to the recto of front endpaper, 'Armitage' and 'Ruth'. Gift… Read More
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The House at Pooh Corner
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The House at Pooh Corner

by A A Milne

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London: Methuen and Co, 1928. First edition. Vellum. Very Good Indeed/Near Fine. 8" by 5". E H Shepard. A beautifully bound first edition copy of A A Milne's noted story collection 'House at Pooh Corner'. A wonderful copy of this beloved work, housed in a custom slipcase. In a custom binding by The Cottage Bindery, Bath. With their stamp to the rear endpaper. A charming vellum binding, with Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin and Piglet playing Pooh Sticks to the front board. A silhouette of Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin to the rear board. In a custom slipcase, with a panel from the original cloth laid the front of the slipcase. The first edition of this work. Collated, one leaf (pages 3-4) has been removed, which has been supplied by another copy and is now loosely inserted. A finely bound, extremely clean first edition copy of this beloved children's work. Charmingly illustrated, with the noted pen and ink drawings by E H Shepard. Milne was a prolific author and… Read More
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Fourteen Songs from "When We Were Young"
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Fourteen Songs from "When We Were Young"

by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simon

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1930. Cloth. Very Good. 12.5" by 9". E. H. Shepard. An illustrated work containing a selection of Milne's children's poems, set to music by the composer Harold Fraser-Simson. The thirteenth impression of this work. Illustrated with decorations to each of the musical notations by E. H. Shepard (1879-1976), the English book illustrator who is best known for illustrating both 'The Wind in the Willows' and 'Winnie-the-Pooh'. This is a selection of verses from 'When We Were Very Young, the best-selling work of children's poetry by A. A. Milne, set to music by Harold Fraser-Simson. Contents include verses from poems such as 'Happiness', 'Missing', 'Hoppity', 'Growing Up', 'The Three Foxes', and 'Market Square', with charming relevant illustrations to most pages. Harold Fraser-Simson (1872-1944) was an English composer of 'light music', whose most famous musical was 'The Maid of the Mountains'. He set various children's verses to music, including 'The Wind in the Willows' by… Read More
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Winnie The Pooh [With] Now We Are Six [With] When We Were Very Young
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by A A Milne

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London: Methuen and Co, 1927-28. Leather. Very Good Indeed. 7.5" by 5". E H Shepard. Exceptional copies of these beautiful and sought after Monogram editions of A.A Milne's classic works. Uncommon in such a lovely condition In the original tan calf bindings. The author's initials are monogrammed to the front boards.  Being early imprints of the works themselves.  Now We are Six a 4th edition, Winnie the Pooh a 6th edition and When We Were Very Young a 16th edition as called for. 'Winnie The Pooh' is lacking the original ribbon bookmark. The other two books retain their original bookmarks. Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends. This set of best selling works comprises of the first volume of stories solely regarding Pooh, 'Winnie-The-Pooh', and two poetry collections, 'Now We Are Six' and 'When We Were Very Young'. 'Now We are Six' contains thirty-five verses, eleven of which are accompanied by illustrations featuring… Read More
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Winnie The Pooh, Now We Are Six, House at Pooh Corner When We Were Very Young
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Winnie The Pooh, Now We Are Six, House at Pooh Corner When We Were Very Young

by A A Milne

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London: Methuen and Co, 1926-29. Fine Binding. Very Good. 7.5" by 5". Ernest H Shepard. A beautifully bound set of A A Milne's classic children's works featuring his anthropomorphic bear Winnie the Pooh. From the library of Julian's Park, which was once home to the Socialite Audrey Pleydell-Bouverie. Comprising early editions of these works. 'Winnie The Pooh' is a second edition of 1926;  'House at Pooh Corner' is a third edition of 1929; 'When We Were Very Young' is a Nineteenth Edition of 1929,  'Now We Are Six' is a fifth edition of 1929. Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends. This set of best selling works comprises of the first volume of stories solely regarding Pooh, 'Winnie-The-Pooh', and two poetry collections, 'Now We Are Six' and 'When We Were Very Young'. 'Now We are Six' contains thirty-five verses, eleven of which are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-The-Pooh. 'When We Were Very Young' contains… Read More
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Winnie-The-Pooh
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Winnie-The-Pooh

by A A Milne

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Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1933. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 6.5" by 4.5". None. A scarce, signed first Tauchnitz edition of A A Milne's classic children's novel 'Winnie-The-Pooh'. Signed by both Milne and E H Shepard to the title page. Shepard's signature is dated 1933.A superior copy of this Tauchnitz edition, which was published several years after Methuen's first edition of 1926. Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends. This is the first collection of stories containing Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Tigger did not appear until 'The House at Pooh Corner'. A charming collection of ten children's stories featuring this famous character. To this collection there are classic tales such as when Winnie gets stuck in Rabbit's door, Piglet meeting a Heffalump, and Pooh meeting some bees. In the publisher's original paper wraps. Externally, in an excellent condition. Minor shelf-wear to… Read More
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Now We Are Six
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Now We Are Six

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London: Methuen and Co, 1927. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8" by 5". None. A very bright, first edition copy of A A Milne's poetry collection featuring his beloved anthropomorphic characters from five hundred acre wood. The first edition of this poetry anthology.  Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends. This set of best-selling works comprises of two poetry collections, 'Now We Are Six' and 'When We Were Very Young'. 'Now We are Six' contains thirty-five verses, eleven of which are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-The-Pooh. illustrated by E H Shepard, a popular twentieth century illustrator whose pen and ink drawings were featured in all of Milne's works.A charming work, and fantastic opportunity to own a very smart copy of this children's work featuring a much-loved character. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart. Light fading to the spine. Bumping to the head of spine.… Read More
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The Horses of Winter
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The Horses of Winter

by A.A.T. Davies

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1967. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8" by 5.5". Not Stated. The first edition of this thrilling crime novel by A.A.T. Davies, enclosed in its original dust wrapper. A thrilling crime novel about two psychopaths, Peter Keevil, the disillusioned scholar, and John Morann, the seducer, as they race to annihilate the same victim. The first edition of this work. Written by A.A.T. Davies. Enclosed in original dust wrapper, designed by Alan Ball.  In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, lovely, with just a touch of shelf wear. Original unclipped dust wrapper is smart, with a few marks to the wrap and some light edgewear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Near Fine
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Spanish Chariot
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Spanish Chariot

by A A Thomson

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London: Herbert Jenkins, 1953. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. 7.5" by 5". None. A first edition of this novel by A A Thomson. Arthur Alexander Thomson was an English writer best known for his books on Cricket. This is one of his lesser known novels. In a cloth binding. Externally, smart with some light rubbing in places and some bumping. Slightly cocked. Faded to spine. WH Smiths library plate to front pastedown. Booksellers label to rear endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Very Good
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The Pirates' Hoard A Story of Hidden Treasure
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The Pirates' Hoard A Story of Hidden Treasure

by A. Alexander

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London and Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Son s, 1904. Cloth. Very Good. 7.5" by 5". Not Stated. An intriguing illustrated copy of a scarce story of pirates and hidden treasure. This is an intriguing and smart illustrated copy of The Pirate's Hoard, written by A. Alexander. This is a scarce copy. Including a delightful colour frontispiece and title page. Further including six pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, smart. There are some marks to the boards and the spine is a little faded. There is some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. A prize bookplate is to the front pastedown. Internally firmly bound with generally bright and clean pages. Some scattered spots throughout, concentrated to the first few pages. Very Good
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Modern Gymnastic Exercises    Part I Elementary
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Modern Gymnastic Exercises Part I Elementary

by A. Alexander

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London: George Philip and Son, 1902. Cloth. Good. 7.5" by 5". G. Rushforth. An instructional work on gymnastic exercises. Illustrated throughout, with diagrams indicating particular movements and stances. With accompanying music scores to the right hand page of most exercises. A lovely little work, providing an insight into 'Modern Gymnastics'. This work instructs the reader on elementary exercises, there was a later 'advanced' work published. Part I of an eventual two part series. Fourth edition of this work, revised. In publisher's cloth binding with gilt stamping to the front board and spine. Externally, rubbed to the extremities and joints. Further patches of rubbing to the head and tail of spine. A few small ink spills to front board. Marks to rear board. Front hinge is strained but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age generally bright. Occasional pencil notations to the margins. Occasional scattered spots. Good
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The Romance of Fra Filippo Lippi a New Version of the Love Story of the Friar-Artist and the Nun...
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The Romance of Fra Filippo Lippi a New Version of the Love Story of the Friar-Artist and the Nun Lucrezia

by A. J. Anderson

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London: Stanley Paul & Co, 1909. First edition. Leather. Very Good Indeed. 9" by 5.5". Not Stated. A beautifully bound first edition of this study of the relationship between Filippo Lippi and Lucrezia Buti, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work.In a signed binding by Morrell.The romantic story of Filippo Lippi and Lucrezia Buti. Lippi wanted to paint Buti as the Madonna, and abducted her from her monastery and taking her to hs house. Buti sat for a painting and eventually bore Buti a son, Filippino. The pair received dispensation from the Pope to marry, but Lippi refused to marry Buti. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and sixteen plates.Collated, complete.Written by A. J. Anderson.Bookplate of Major Sir Brunel Cohen to the recto to the front endpaper. Cohen was a British Conservative Party politician, who massively campaigned on the behalf of disabled people after he lost both of his legs in the First World War. In a half calf Morrell binding with cloth to the boards. Externally,… Read More
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A Romance of N'Shabe: Being a Record of Startling Adventures in South Central Africa
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A Romance of N'Shabe: Being a Record of Startling Adventures in South Central Africa

by A. A. Anderson; A. Wall

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1891. First edition. Cloth. Good. 7.5" by 5". Not Stated. A smart first edition of this scarce lost city novel, with illustrations throughout. First edition. Scarce work. Illustrated with ten plates. Collated complete. Set in Zimbabwe, a group of explorers travel by balloon and discover the last descendants of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Written by Andrew A. Anderson and Andrew Henry Wall, British authors on a multitude of fictional and non-fiction subjects. In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, smart with light rubbing and minor bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine and the board edges. The odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with the odd spot or handling mark. Light spotting to the first and last few pages with a contemporary ink inscription to the front endpaper. Good
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British Waders

by A. C. Arnold

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1924. First edition. Cloth. Very Good Indeed/Good. 11.5" by 9". Not Stated. An interesting ornithological study of british wader birds, beautifully illustrated with watercolour plates throughout. First edition, in the publisher's original red cloth binding, with the extremely scarce original, unclipped dust wrapper. Written by British ornithologist, E. C. Arnold, who wrote a number of books on the subject. This work contains descriptive notes on different species of British wader birds, including lapwings, plovers and curlews. With fifty-one colourful, illustrated plates to accompany descriptive notes. Collated, complete. With an ink inscription of Elsie Barbara Hall, dated July 1937, to the front endpaper. Two articles from Country Life magazine, dated 1982 and 1987, of 'Waders of Wood and Bog' and 'Globe-trotting Migrants' loosely inserted. In the publisher's original red cloth binding, with the original, unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, very smart, with… Read More
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Index to the Eton Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography
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Index to the Eton Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography

by A. Arrowsmith

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London: A. Arrowsmith; E. Williams, 1839. Cloth. Very Good Indeed. 9.5" by 6". None. A very scarce copy of this useful referential index to the 'Eton Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography', complied by Aaron Arrowsmith. A very scarce work. A new and improved edition. This work is the index to the 'Eton Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography'. This volume is part I only, showing Ancient and Modern names. A useful reference work. Compiled by Aaron Arrowsmith, who was the hydrographer to the King George IV. He was the founding member of the Arrowsmith family of geographers, which included his son Samuel Arrowsmith, and nephew John Arrowsmith. He contributed to 'New and Elegant General Atlas Comprising all Discoveries to the Present Time'. His most celebrated works were his maps of North America and Scotland. Prior owner's charming sketch in pencil to the front pastedown. In a full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Some light marks to the boards. A little… Read More
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Christianity and the French Revolution
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Christianity and the French Revolution

by A. Aulard; Lady Frazer [translator]

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London: Ernest Benn, Limited, 1927. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. 9" by 6". None. The first translated edition of this historical study of the effects of Christianity on the French Revolution. First thus. Very scarce work. A historical commentary on the relationship between Christianity and the French Revolution with chapters on the end of the Old Regime and the opening of the Revolution, civil constitution and the clergy, attempts to destroy Christianity, and the separation of church and state. Written by François Victor Alphonse Aulard, the first professional French historian of the French Revolution and of Napoleon. Translated by Lady Frazer, a British historical author and translator. In the original full cloth binding. Externally, smart with minor bumping to the extremities and the odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with the odd spot. Light scattered spotting and age toning to the endpapers. Very Good
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An Angler's Anthology

by A. B. Austin

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London & New York: Country Life Limited, 1930. First edition. Cloth. Very Good Indeed. 11.5" by 9". Norman Wilkinson. A delightful anthology of verse and prosaic writings relating to fishing, illustrated with plates by Norman Wilkinson. With the writings of such authors as Dame Juliana Berners, Gervase Markham, Izaak Walton, Oliver Goldsmith, Eri Parker, R. L. Stevenson, Joseph Addison, John Buchan, Andrew Lang, William Scrope, Edmund Blunden, John Milton, Charles Kingsley, Leigh Hunt, John Webster, Michael Drayton, and countless others.Collected by A. B. Austin.Illustrated from drypoints by Norman Wilkinson.With a gift inscription, 'To Peter, with love + best wishes, from Joyce, 22nd July 1937'.An excellent first edition of this work. In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Externally very smart; a little bumped to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Gift inscription to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Very Good Indeed
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