The House at Pooh, First Edition, by A. A. Milne with illustrations by Ernest Shepard.
A rare first edition, first issue of The House at Pooh Corner with the original publishers blue, leather binding in extremely good condition. A scare find of the last of the Winnie the Pooh series.
Blue calf leather full leather covers with gilt embellishments on the spine. Gilt lettering on the spine ends. The front covers has a double gilt border with floral corner decorations and Christopher Robin and Eeyore illustration on the cover. Gilt page ends. Pink paste down and endpapers with black illustrations. End papers are lightly browned and a smattering of foxing and a few marks within the pages. Tiny booksellers stamp on the rear paste down. Spine ends are rubbed, few tiny chips and corners are lightly bumped. The contents are clean and tidy with no inscriptions. On page 99 there is a 4″ tear near the bindings, making the page half loose . The bindings are tight except the last page binding is very, very lightly loose. 7.5″ x 5″ 178 printed pages.