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1924 - 1928 Winnie the Pooh, 1st Printing, Second State Methuen

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    Posted 9 years ago

    lmpaden
    (15 items)

    After much research I have come to the conclusion that these are in fact rebound original printings & that the original book covers & band were bound into the back of each book.
    New covers are Morrocan leather, raised band, paper-over-boards with decorative gilting and gilted pages. Gauffered edging in gold gilt. Inside feathered boards matching band color of each book.
    Marginalia penciling noted.

    IX indicating 2nd state on content pages.

    When We Were Very Young 1924
    Winnie-The-Pooh 1926
    Now We Are Six 1927
    The House at Pooh Corner 1928

    Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, London W. C.
    Printed by Jarrold & Sons Ltd. Norwich

    Rebinding by:
    Bound by Baynthun-Riviere, Bath. England

    New bindings in near perfect condition

    Original protective cover box with felt lining

    If anyone knows about this specific printing I would much appreciate as I have searched the internet for this particular binding to no avail.

    Thanks

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    Comments

    1. dotsonna, 3 years ago
      I know this is from some time back, but did you ever get a conclusive answer to these books and their vintage?
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Wow, what an incredible collection!! They're just wonderful!
    3. NutfieldHistory NutfieldHistory, 3 years ago
      Modern (2012) limited edition set: https://www.amazon.com/Original-Winnie-Pooh-Collection/dp/1405265051

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