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. A few leaves unopened. Illustrated endpapers. In the bright original dust jacket. Jacket with some very minor dust soiling and a bit of minor chipping to top and bottom of spine, but still very good and bright. 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 # 68708 $1,200

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