Rare first printing, the deluxe issue in full gilt-stamped goatskin and original box, of the second book of short stories about Christopher Robin's forest friends.
THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
In this collection, we learn that the "house" of the title is Eeyore's, which is (re)built by Piglet and Pooh; that Tigger does not like honey; and that while young Christopher Robin must go off to boarding school, the enchanted place of Pooh and his friends will always be waiting for him. The last of the four books in the Pooh series. This is a gorgeous copy with no significant flaws.
London: Methuen, (1928). Crown octavo. 7.25'' x 4.75''. Original full olive green goatskin ruled and ornamented in gilt, elaborately gilt-stamped spine. In original box with publisher's printed paper label. Pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt, green silk ribbon marker. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard in black and white. xii, 178,  pages. Box with a couple spots of rubbing at joints, but with hardly any of the toning usually seen. Faint bump to top corner of boards and text block, else completely fine: strong hinges, clean and richly colored boards, bright gilt, fresh text.
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