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Map Winnie-the-Pooh to purchase

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In July, the auction Sotheby s London the original map of the Hundred Bunderbos from the beginbladzijden of Winnie-the-Pooh. The drawing must be 100 to 150,000 pounds (113 to 170.000 euro) muster.

The print from 1926, by Sotheby’s as ” probably the most famous map of English literature’ described, will be auctioned together with four other drawings by Ernest H. Shephard. The expected return of the whole is estimated to be 310 to 440,000 in pounds (350 to 500,000 euro).

The map is almost fifty years have remained invisible: it was for the first time sold in 1968 for £650 (737 euros). In 1970, bought a meantime, private collector the card for £1.700 (2.000 euro).

The other drawings are Janneman Robinson, and Pooh to see that saying goodbye to each other, an image of Iejoor, Rabbit and a game of Pooh-sticks.

In the South-English Ashdown Forest you can actually Pooh-sticks to play on the real bridge in the forest and moorland where author A. A. Milne the inspiration for his world-famous books for children. With the map of the Hundred Bunderbos in the hand (not the original) you landmarks to recognize, as described in the book and on the map.

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