The "Pooh" Tetralogy: Winnie the Pooh/When We Were Very Young/The House at Pooh Corner/Now We Are Six
by A.A. Milne
London: Methuen & Co, 1928. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good -. E.H. Shepard. A very nice example of the 1st trade editions of A.A. Milne's 4 legendary "Pooh" books. "Winnie the Pooh", "The House at Pooh Corner" and "Now We Are Six" are all 1st issues of the 1st edition and only "When We Were Very Young" (with "IX" at the foot of the Contents pg.) is in its 2nd issue. All 4 volumes are uniformly clean, tight and very solid, with beautiful, unflecked gilt-design and lettering to the panels and spines. Very light offsetting at several of the endpapers but each volume is easily VG+ to Near Fine. And all 4 volumes in crisp, clean, VG+ (or better) dustjackets, with light soiling and very light rubbing along several of the front panels and spines. 12mos, top-edges gilt. Illustrated thruout by the great Ernest Shepard.
(Inventory #: 12260)
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