First Edition of "The Christopher Robin Story Book" in Dust Jacket
MILNE, A.A.. SHEPARD, Ernest H. Christopher Robin Story Book. From When We Were Very Young, Now We are Six, Winnie-The-Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. , [1929].
First edition. Small octavo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches; 191 x 127 mm). x, [2], 171, [1, colophon], [8, publisher's ads] pp. Black and white text illustrations.

Original full blue cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt on front and spine. Front board with a gilt vignette of Christopher Robin, Pooh and Piglet. Pictorial endpapers. Small bookseller sticker on rear pastedown. Some minor wrinkling and bubbling to cloth, otherwise a fine copy. In pictorial dust jacket. Spine and edges of dust jacket lightly dust soiled. Some minor chipping to top edge of spine and flaps. Bottom of spine with a neat repair to the inside. Still a very good jacket. Overall very good bright copy.

"[Christopher Robin] is the son of A.A. Milne, for whom the Pooh books were written. As the only human figure in an idyllic animal world, the child Christopher Robin presides over events as a responsible, benevolent adult." (Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia 201).

HBS # 68707 $1,000

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