1928 · London
by Milne, A.A.
Sm. London: Methuen & Co., 1928. Sm. 8vo, xi, 178 pp. Original pink cloth, titled, ruled, and pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, lightly worn. In original dust jacket, lower panel slightly soiled, backstrip darkened and with some loss to headcap and tail. § First trade edition of the fourth and final Pooh book which ends with Christopher Robin’s departure for boarding school, a fate he shared with the real Christopher Robin that year. The Times Literary Supplement congratulated Milne and Shepard and recorded that it was “sad to see the stories end”. Harrington’s Catalogue 80: The Pat McInally Collection. (Inventory #: 106390)