2 June 2004
CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith (1874-1936). The Innocence of Father Brown. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1911.
8° (189 x 125mm). Frontispiece and 7 plates after Sydney Seymour Lucas. (Occasional light spotting.) Original red cloth gilt (extremities lightly rubbed); gilt morocco solander box. Provenance: Sir Hugh Walpole (1884-1941, Brackenburn booklabel on upper pastedown).
FIRST EDITION. SIR HUGH WALPOLE'S COPY. Together with 4 other works by Chesterton, Jerome K. Jerome, Henry James and Samuel L. Clemens ['Mark Twain']. (5)
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