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In the same sale, firsts of Now We Are Six (1927) and The House at Pooh Corner in the red pictorially gilt leather version of the trade binding, each accompanied by a similarly bound but later edition of one of the other famous Milne and Shepard collaborations, sold at £500 and £550 respectively.

In a Phillips sale of the same day, one of the doubly signed, large paper copies of The House at Pooh Corner, largely unopened in the original cloth backed boards, went to Bauman at £1100.

A 30-vol., Cruikshank illustrated Chapman & Hall set of Dickens, 1874, uniformly bound in half morocco gilt with the two vols. of Forster’s biography, 1876, made £950 in Oxford.