MILNE, A.A. (author). E.H. SHEPARD (illustrator). Now We Are Six. London; Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1927.
8vo.; publisher's deepest red pictorial cloth ruled, decorated, and lettered in gilt to spine and upper cover, pink pictorial endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; illustrated throughout in line on every page by Shepard; a remarkably fresh, bright, and sharp, with none of the usual fading to cloth, with only a slim production wrinkle to cloth on lower board, internally crisp and clean with some of the usual offset-toning to first and last leaves.
First edition. This is the third volume in Milne's perennially popular Pooh Quartet which comprises When We Were Very Young (1924); Winnie-The-Pooh (1926); Now We Are Six (1927) and The House At Pooh Corner (1928). This is one of the two verse books and includes the famous verses Cherry Stones; Binker; Sneezles, and King John's Christmas.