A.A. Milne | The Red House Mystery, 1922
The Red House Mystery. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1922
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, 8pp. publisher's catalogue at end, original green cloth lettered in gilt and blind, DUST-JACKET, slight browning to endpapers, soiled dust-jacket frayed at extremities with loss to head of spine
Milne's first detective novel, written for his father, to whom it is dedicated. The blurb notes "In this work Mr. Milne has solved a difficult problem: how to tell a detective story in a humorous way without sacrificing any of its excitement".
The Ronald Segal Collection (Sotheby's, 19 December 2000, lot 473); The Alexis Galanos Collection
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