• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    WELLS, Herbert George. Kipps The Story of a Simple Soul. London: Macmillan, 1905. 8° (192 x 125mm). Advertisement leaves dated 16.8.05 (half-title spotted, some marginal stains, quire Q becoming detached). Original sage green cloth, front cover lettered in gilt and with blind panel of fruits, top edge gilt (spine rubbed, corners rubbed and bumped). Provenance: William Wymark Jacobs (half-title inscribed "To W.W. Jacobs from H.G. Wells"). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO W.W. JACOBS. Hammond A3.

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    WELLS, Herbert George. Kipps The Story of a Simple Soul. London: Macmillan, 1905. 8° (192 x 125mm). Advertisement leaves dated 16.8.05 (half-title spotted, some marginal stains, quire Q becoming detached). Original sage green cloth, front cover lettered in gilt and with blind panel of fruits, top edge gilt (spine rubbed, corners rubbed and bumped). Provenance: William Wymark Jacobs (half-title inscribed "To W.W. Jacobs from H.G. Wells"). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO W.W. JACOBS. Hammond A3.


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