First edition of Milne's first collection of light verse for adults, published the same year as the astonishing success of his children's poems about Winnie the Pooh and his friends in WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG.
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FOR THE LUNCHEON INTERVAL
Contains 15 poems by Milne. According Ann Thwaite, "Milne had done so much for Methuen's bank balance that in April 1925 they published a small collection of his adult light verse, FOR THE LUNCHEON INTERVAL." Always overshadowed by the success of the Pooh books, Milne's adult comedic verse nevertheless demonstrates his commitment to taking utterly seriously the completely silly, no matter what the age of his audience.
Read more: Thwaite, Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-The-Pooh.
London: Methuen, (1925). Original stiff printed wrappers. 63,  pages.
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