First American Trade Edition, In Dust Jacket
MILNE, A.A.. SHEPARD, Ernest H. House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. , 1928.
First American trade edition. Small quarto (7 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches; 192 x 130 mm). xi, [1, blank], 178, [1], [1, blank] pp. With text illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.

Original salmon cloth. Front board ruled in gilt and lettered in gilt. With a gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Tigger on front corner. Spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Top edge cut, others untrimmed. Partially unopened. Illustrated endpapers. In the bright original dust jacket. Jacket with some very minor foxing, but still very good and bright. Housed in a blue cloth chemise. A bright, near fine copy.

"[A.A. Milne was an] English dramatist, novelist, and humorous journalist. Milne is best remembered for his children's books. First written for his son, Christopher Robin, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, have a toy bear, Pooh as their hero." (Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia 685).

HBS # 68393 $1,000