Milne, A.A. ~ The House At Pooh Corner : The Deluxe Edition
Methuen, London : 1928
The First UK printing published by Methuen, London in 1928 in the publisher's deluxe edition. The BOOK is in near Fine condition in the original publisher's full green leather binding, with elaborate gilt decoration to the spine, gilt border and vignette to the upper cover. All edges gilt. Free from inscriptions. Internally clean with just the slightest offsetting to the endpapers. A tiny abrasion where a previous bookseller's sticker has been removed at the lower front pastedown. The glassine wrapper is present and nearly complete. The silk tie is present. The BOX is in lovely condition with just some cracking and splitting around the front and rear joints. The original publisher's printed label is present and is complete. A small bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the box label. The book is profusely illustrated with line drawings by E.H. Shepard. A small number of these deluxe editions were produced along with the standard trade edition. A stunning example.
CONDITION: Near Fine