London, South Kensington
6 December 1996
Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
"It's a very funny thing," said Bear, "but there seems to be two animals now... Would you mind coming with me, Piglet, in case they turn out to be Hostile Animals?"
signed with initials; pen and black ink, unframed
8½ x 6½in. (21.5 x 16.5cm.)
see front cover illustration
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An original illustration for "Hunting the Woozle" published in Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne, Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1926, (facing P. 34).
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