The House at Pooh Corner


The story in the first chapter in which a house is built at Pooh Corner for Eeyore is the one that gives the book its name. Pooh tells Piglet that Eeyore the donkey does not have a house. They decide to build one in the field where the donkey lives, in a corner out of the wind which Pooh names “Pooh Corner”. Tigger makes his first appearance. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.

Publisher: Methuen

Date Published: 1928 (1st Ed.)

Book Condition: Very good condition hardcover for age in salmon pink boards and a gilt stamped illustration to front board and faded gilt lettering to spine. There are surface spots and wear to the boards with bumping to corners and spine edges, with a minor kink to the right on the spine edge. The pictorial endpapers are in good condition with some age tanning. There is some minor foxing throughout. A small crease to top right corner on title page; a few small closed tears as follows; 0.5cm tear to outside page edge on page 25;  1cm tear to outside edge page 51 and 0.5cm at bottom edge near spine and a minor crease; 1.8cm tear to outside edge page 52. The binding remains tight and the book is clean internally.


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