Methuen & Co., Ltd, London, 1928. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. Item #1509062
A complete set of the first, UK trade editions for all four "Pooh" books. "When We Were Very Young" is the first edition, second issue, with "IX" on the table of contents page. Otherwise all books and jackets are pure first editions. Condition ranges from very good to good, as shown in photos. More photos available on request. "Winnie The Pooh" has been listed on the New York Public Library's 100 greatest children's books of the century and the Ashdown Forest, where the stories take place, has become a tourist attraction as a result. "I think Pooh's secret is the kindness and generosity of spirit of the characters toward each other." (Jeanne Lamb, NY Public Library). Previous owner's writing on front free end paper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.