The House at Pooh Corner. Deluxe Edition (1928)

Author: A.A. Milne

Book ID: 67843

Price: 995.00

The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928. First Edition, Deluxe Issue. Publisher’s full pale green calf binding, gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. Pictorial endpapers, with all edges in gilt. Silk ribbon marker present. Light wear to head and tail of spine, minor shelf wear to covers, internally in nice bright condition.

Milne’s final Pooh book and the one where he introduced a new character “Tigger” who would become one of the author’s most popular creations.

The House at Pooh Corner was received by critics with a delight tinged by sadness. “The Times Literary Supplement congratulated Milne on avoiding ‘the temptation to repeat his successful formula mechanically’, though it was ‘sad to see the stories end” (Thwaite p. 336).

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