Item #135322 The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. A. A. MILNE.
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928 (first edition thus).

Quarto, xii (last blank), 180 pages with numerous illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.

Original quarter plain light blue buckram and white papered boards with a printed paper-label on the front cover; all edges uncut; a touch of pale foxing to the boards and top edge; offsetting to the free endpapers; two leaves lightly creased; a near-fine copy with the pale blue dustwrapper, lettered in dark blue on the spine and front panel, in excellent condition (lightly marked, a little sunned on and near the spine, with a couple of tiny tears and creases along the top edge).

'This Edition on Hand-made Paper, published in 1928, is limited to 350 numbered and signed copies, of which this is number 137' (statement of limitation on the verso of the title page, signed by both the author and the artist). The fourth and final volume in the Winnie-the-Pooh series was published by Methuen in London in 1928. A contemporary prospectus we have sighted offers four different issues of the first edition: in cloth at 7s. 6d. net, in leather at 10s. 6d. net, this edition 'on hand-made paper, limited to 350 copies, signed by Author and Artist' at 42s. net, and 'an edition on vellum, signed and limited to 20 copies' at 10 gns. net.

Item #135322

Price (AUD): $15,000.00

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