The second classic children's story by A.A. Milne about Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends in The Hundred Acre Wood. Winnie-the-Pooh and all of his friends return to the Hundred Acre Wood for more classic adventures. They meet the irrepressible Tigger for the first time, learn to play Poohsticks and set a trap for a Heffalump. In this stunning ...
The second classic children's story by A.A. Milne about Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends in The Hundred Acre Wood. Winnie-the-Pooh and all of his friends return to the Hundred Acre Wood for more classic adventures. They meet the irrepressible Tigger for the first time, learn to play Poohsticks and set a trap for a Heffalump. In this stunning edition of The House at Pooh Corner, A.A. Milne's world-famous sequel to Winnie-the-Pooh is once again brought to life by E.H. Shepard's illustrations. Milne's classic children's stories - featuring Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Pooh himself - are both heart-warming and funny, reflecting the power of a child's imagination like no other story before or since. Bound in a cloth cover and with delicate gold foiling on its cover, this charming edition is the ideal gift book for children of 5 to 55.
99, 158, 103, 178pp Octavo [19 cm] Blue, green, burgundy, salmon cloth All volumes Near fine in Near fine to Very good jackets. When We Were Very Young is a second state with the contents page numbered IX. The two Ernest Shepherd letters are to Betty, the tone of both letters is warm and it leaves us to conclude that this is clearly someone he knew well. Both letters are on Shepard's Long Meadow, Longdown embossed letterhead and both are filled recto and verso and signed at the foot. Both letters contain original illustrations.
Ernest H. Shepard. Near Fine in Very Good + jacket. 8vo. Signed by Author & Illustrator Limited to 350 numbered copies, of which this is 238, printed on handmade paper, signed by the author and illustrator. Illustrated with line drawings alongside verse. Bound in blue buckram spine, with cream paper covered boards; printed paper label on front board. Some edges uncut. Corners lightly bumped; endpapers tanning in a block; engraved bookplate to front pastedown. Dust-jacket paper with spine dark; lightly rubbed along edges; bumps and light wear at head and heel of spine; light wear to corners; small closed tear and tiny nick rear panel top; very light dust-soil overall.
Ernest Shepard. Very light pencil name of owner on front endpaper. About Fine, lacking the dustwrapper and box. Large Paper Edition, being copy #162 of 250 copies SIGNED by the author and the illustrator. Quarto (7" x 9") in original green cloth-backed illustrated yellow paper boards with a printed paper spine label. Illustrated by Ernest Shepard.
First edition. SIGNED BY MILNE on the title page. Usual offset to endpaper and small crimp to base of spine, else fine in good to perhaps very good dust jacket with moderate soiling, split at spine fold internally mended with archival tape, chip at base of spine taking out "Methuen, " and a narrow corner chip but otherwise only marginal wear. This trade edition is becoming scarce signed.
First edition. Decorations by E.H. Shepard. Offsetting from the jacket flaps else fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny nicks at the crown, and a little subtle tanning to the spine. A book in which we learn the derivation of the game of Poohsticks; it is shown that Tiggers don't climb trees; and ultimately we leave Pooh and Christopher Robin in an enchanted place. Or perhaps it's the other way around. A lovely copy. See this book in 3D on our site.
Illustrated by Shepard, E.H. Very good in very good dust jacket. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced. ! Deluxe edition in publisher's blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Front cover and edge of spine has faded from dark blue to blue-grey but doesn't detract from the beautiful appearance of the book. A few small marks to covers. A little bumping/wear to corners. Browning to endpapers. Blue bookmark is now detached and frayed-but still present to rear of book. Gilt is lovely and bright. Original glassine wrapper present, with creasing and a couple of small nicks and tears. Contained in publisher's box for the leather bound edition, which shows original price and title etc. Edges of box are worn and chipped in places, with some browning and grubby marks. Box is still sound. Overall an excellent example of this deluxe binding, still with original box. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]
Fine. Illus. by Ernest Shepard. 8vo, rebound in full green morocco, raised bands, g.t. N.Y. : Dutton, First American Edition. Fine. One of a very few copies, wherein the limitation sheet from the large paper edition has been bound in. The sheet is Japan vellum, unlike the rest of the book, and has evidently been trimmed in size to fit the format of this smaller volume. It is signed by Milne and Shepard, unnumbered, and with the words "Large Paper" inked out. Scarce variant.
Illustrated by Shepard, E.H. Very good. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced. ! Deluxe edition in publisher's blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Very very light rubbing to top and tail of spine and corners. A few very light scuffs to covers. Inscription in ink dated 1928 to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of very small margin marks, one small margin tear and a few light creases to corner tips of last few pages. Otherwise contents are beautifully bright and clean. A super copy of this handsome book. Contained in original box with white title label to lid. Box is worn at edges and reinforced with 'magic' tape along two edges of the lid. [S]
Illustrated by Shepard, E.H. Very good in very good dust jacket. In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tiggers is unbounced...Salmon pink cloth. Gilt vignette and lettering. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations. Minimal wear with a tiny nick to cloth at base of spine. Light mark to spine. Corners are sharp, gilt bright. Browning/foxing to endpapers and a couple of foxspots to outer page edges. Small patch of surface paper damage to front endpaper/pastedown, else contents are nearly fine. Wrapper is faded to spine, with light rubbing, a few small marks and light edge-creasing. A beautiful copy in an excellent example of original dustwrapper. Now also contained in a custom made slip-case that is in excellent condition and is helping to keep the book in superb condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]
Very Good. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall First edition , deluxe issue bound in full rich red calf leather on flexible covers, lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, decorative light orange endpapers, all edges gilt, attached red ribbon bookmark, nearly 7.5" tall, 180 pages. Copyright pages states "First published in 1928". Very light rubbing to extremities, spine not faded, gilt bright and clear, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings.
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