MILNE, A[lan] A[lexander]. The World of Pooh. Containing Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., . 12mo, 316pp. Orange cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Pictorial endpapers; 8 full-color plates and numerous smaller b&w illustrations. A near fine copy with minute bumping and sunning to spine ends, in original pictorial d.w. (light cracking and sunning at upper and lower edges, small section missing from upper spine).
First edition thus. "The world of Pooh is a world of enchantment. It is a world forever fixed in the minds and hearts of countless children." This wonderful bind-up of Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner features 8 wonderful color plates created by Ernest Shepard specifically for this edition in addition to full-color endpaper reproductions of the map of the hundred acre woods. This bright copy of this truly spectacular edition is a must-have for any collectors of A.A. Milne and his beloved, cuddly bear.