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Lot 125: MILNE, A.A. THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER, 1928, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 18 OF 20 COPIES (1 VOL.)
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4to (225 x 178mm.), FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 19 OF 20 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, illustrations by E.H. Shepard, original vellum lettered in gilt on upper cover, collector's cloth chemise and red morocco-backed slipcase, mostly unopened, ownership signatures on front free endpaper and preliminary blank
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Saleroom Notice: There are no ownership signatures on the endpaper and initial blank.