The House at Pooh Corner, 1st Edition, by Alan Alexander Milne with illustrations by Ernest Howard Shepard, 1928. Published by Methuen and Company, Ltd. London. Octavo, 178 pages with illustrations, hardbound in tooled pink cloth covers with gilt lettering and pictorial design to front cover and spine, original dust jacket, gilt top edged paper. Includes advertisement for the Christopher Robin Calendar, 1929, and 'When We Were Very Young' notepaper. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W x 3/4" D. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Scuffs, shelf wear, line of toning to top of dust jacket. Four pieces of auxiliary archival tape, largest 1/2" x 2 1/8", to interior of dust jacket. 7 1/2" x 1 1/2" lines of toning to front and back end papers. Majority of pages in overall good condition with light toning, foxing spots, first and last few pages including map.
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