When We Were Very Young, A.A. Milne
Fourteenth edition, published just two years after the first, of Milne's first poetry collection for children and featuring the first appearance in book form of Winnie the Pooh. Illustrated throughout by Ernest Shepard.
London: Methuen & Co., 1924 [printed 1926]. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt illustrations to front cover, gilt titles to spine, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers; pp. xii, 100. Hinges starting, overopened at points, but binding still secured. Boards show a bit of wear and bumping, cloth a touch wrinkled. Offsetting to half-title and last page, staining to last two poems.