MILNE, A.A. (author). E.H. SHEPARD (illustrator). The Christopher Robin Story Book from When We Were Very Young; Now We Are Six; Winnie-The-Pooh and The House At Pooh Corner. London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1929.
8vo. Original light blue cloth prettily decorated in gilt with a neat vignette of Piglet, Pooh and Christopher Robin to upper cover, pictorial endpapers, top edges plain, others untrimmed, preserved in white pictorial dustwrapper with designs to both panels; pp. [xii] + 171 + [i] + ; illustrated throughout in line by Shepard; externally very good and clean with minor uniform toning to spine and extreme top edges of boards, a minute bruise to top forecorner of upper cover, and light dusting and spotting to edges of book block; internally also very nice with gentle age-toning and one or two fox-spots; protected by the scarce dustwrapper (priced 5/- to spine) in unusually complete, clean, and attractive state with minimal toning to spine; nicking and a few very short closed tears to spine ends and corners (now neatly repaired to the reverse with archival tissue) and an unobtrusive crease with top edge.
First edition of this compilation volume containing verses and stories from each of the four books in the "Pooh Quartet".