24 September 2002
MILNE, Alan Alexander (1882-1956). The Red House Mystery. London: Methuen, .
8o. 8-page publisher's advertisement at end. (Edges lightly foxed.) Original green cloth, spine gilt-lettered; pictorial dust jacket by Frank Wright (some chips and short tears to edges, light dampstain, partially reinforced).
FIRST EDITION of A.A. Milne's first full-length mystery, famously criticized by Raymond Chandler for its cozy, Sherlockian touches. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Illustrated on page 56.
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