A. A. Milne

San Francisco – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present The Joel Harris Collection of Oziana & Children’s Books on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Curated by the Director of Special Publications of the International Wizard of Oz Club–who is also an author, collector and San Francisco Bay Area estate planning and probate attorney–

The stories of Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter Rabbit are beloved worldwide, and their creator mined her own childhood experiences with wildlife as inspiration. Beatrix Potter lived in a typical upper-class family in

Sotheby’s is delighted to announce the auction of arguably the most famous and evocative book illustration of the twentieth century: E.H. Shepard’s original ink drawing of Christopher Robin, Piglet and Pooh on the famous ‘poohsticks’ bridge, first published in A.A. Milne’s celebrated The House at Pooh Corner in 1928.

Having formed the frontispiece for this (and many subsequent) editions

London — Christie’s sale of Valuable Manuscripts & Printed Books on 21 November 2012 will feature fine illuminated manuscripts and literary manuscripts by Franz Kafka and Gabriel García Márquez among others. Leading the auction are deluxe catalogues of the collections of one of the most important philanthropists and collectors of the 19th century, J. Pierpont Morgan. Printed books by authors
(Amherst, MA)  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts is now showing a small exhibition of Pooh and his friends, featuring the book’s penultimate drawing