London: Methuen, 1924-9. [Childrens stories and poems] COMPLETE SET OF FOUR VOLUMES IN FIRST EDITION. Octavo, (20 x 14 x 7cm). Beautifully illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Attractively bound in recent half morocco in their respective published colours, titled and decorated in gilt to spine, over original cloth sides, each pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers bound in at rear where applicable. Internally clean but for a few minor marks; externally fine. Neatly housed in a fleece-line cloth slip case. The four charming 'Pooh books' comprise two volumes of verse, and two volumes of stories; Winnie-The-Pooh was the first of the story books. Item #52877
Children's Modern Firsts [p206], Shorter Cambridge English Lit. [1387-1389]. 'Winnie the Pooh' listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels . Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.
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