WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Mike. A Public School Story. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece and 10 [of 11] plates by T. M. R. Whitwell, 8-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (mainly marginal browning to first few leaves including title, some mainly marginal spotting towards the end). Original pictorial cloth (extremities lightly rubbed, corners a little bumped, spine darkened). SIGNED ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER "P G WODEHOUSE". Provenance: Gerald Fairlie (signature on front free endpaper). McIlvaine A12(2). Fairlie (1899-1983) was an English novelist and screenwriter who is now best-remembered for the seven 'Bulldog Drummond' novels he wrote following the death of the character's creator, H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile. Fairlie first met Wodehouse in Hollywood in 1931 and they continued to correspond until the latter's death in 1975.
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