27 April 2005
MILNE, Alan Alexander. Pooh Goes Visiting. Methuen and D.P. Bent, 1931.
8o. Original wrappers, box and cloth slipcase including 7 color cut-out figures, color scenes & stands (one detached from stand).
VERY RARE, ESPECIALLY IN FINE CONDITION. Accompanying the story-book are 7 colored cut-out figures of Winnie-the-Pooh, before and after Honey, Christopher Robin, Rabbit, Piglet, Rabbit's Friends and Relations and The Hole. Two scenes "Rabbit's Hall under the ground" and "The Wood near Rabbit's Hole" complete the stage. Pooh goes Visiting is one of several titles from "The Story-Folk Series," a collection of plays for children to participate in. "Story-Folk helps all, from Tiny Tots to boys and girls, to spend a winter's evening, a rainy afternoon or a convalescent period cheerfully, and the greatest fun can be got from a Story-Folk party. You commence by arranging the scenes, as the Story itself indicates" (From "How to enjoy Story-Folk").
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