Provenance: gilt armorial stamped on lower cover (?by publisher)." /> WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). <I>Tales of St. Austen's.</I> London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece and 11 plates by T. M. R. Whitwell, R. Noel Pocock and E. F. Skinner, one leaf of publisher's advertisements at the end advertising "The Pothunters" and "A Prefect's Uncle". Original red pictorial cloth, spine gilt (small ink stain to lower cover, some very faint staining, corners very lightly rubbed, remnant of ?bookplate to front free endpaper). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with quotation marks unclosed on title. <I>Provenance</I>: gilt armorial stamped on lower cover (?by publisher). | Christie's
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    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 270

    WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Tales of St. Austen's. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece and 11 plates by T. M. R. Whitwell, R. Noel Pocock and E. F. Skinner, one leaf of publisher's advertisements at the end advertising "The Pothunters" and "A Prefect's Uncle". Original red pictorial cloth, spine gilt (small ink stain to lower cover, some very faint staining, corners very lightly rubbed, remnant of ?bookplate to front free endpaper). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with quotation marks unclosed on title. Provenance: gilt armorial stamped on lower cover (?by publisher).

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    WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Tales of St. Austen's. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece and 11 plates by T. M. R. Whitwell, R. Noel Pocock and E. F. Skinner, one leaf of publisher's advertisements at the end advertising "The Pothunters" and "A Prefect's Uncle". Original red pictorial cloth, spine gilt (small ink stain to lower cover, some very faint staining, corners very lightly rubbed, remnant of ?bookplate to front free endpaper). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with quotation marks unclosed on title. Provenance: gilt armorial stamped on lower cover (?by publisher).


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