London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. Special Issue. Crown Octavo, pp. xi (xii) 178 (2), illustrated endpapers; blue silk ribbon bookmark; blue leather blocked in gilt, double border with floral corner devices, illustration of Christopher Robin with Pooh on top board; illustrated spine with floral devices, all edges gilt; orinal grey box with paper label on top and along one side.
Lower corners slightly abraded, tail of spine gently pushed, bookplate of David G. L. Worland on front paste down, slight offsetting on ffep and lfep due to loosely inserted photographs; orignal box worn along the edges, two circular marks on top cover as though residue from a round sticker, pencil mark on the top label, side label a little soiled; Worland's bookplate pasted into cover over another, his name also on a strip of paper along the inside edge.
Loosely inserted: three photographs and a teddy bear card. The photographs are of A.A. Milne's house, four stuffed toys - Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eyeore, and a two men leaning over a bridge. One man appears to be holding a teddy-bear. Item #966
Methuen and Co. published 5,000 of the deluxe edition of The House at Pooh Corner - 1500 in blue (of which this copy is one), 1500 in green and 2000 in red leather. These were originally issued with glassine cover. This copy lacks the glassine but is nevertheless a very clean and bright copy with its original box.