CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith (1874-1936). The Napoleon of Notting Hill, London: John Lane, 1904. 8° (188 x 127mm). Half title, frontispiece and 6 plates by W. Graham Robertson, map, 2-pages publisher's advertisements at end. (Some very light spotting to final text leaf.) Original green pictorial cloth (edges a little rubbed, some very light staining). Provenance: V. H. Mottram (signature); "V.H.M. from J.H.S. May 1905" (inscription). FIRST EDITION.
With 21 other books or pamphlets by or about G. K. Chesterton including Twelve Types (London, 1902), The Ball and the Cross (London, 1910), The Innocence of Father Brown (London, 1911), The Flying Inn (London, 1914), The Incredulity of Father Brown (London, 1926), The Secret of Father Brown (London, 1927), The Sword of Wood (London, Woburn Books No. 1, 1928, with dust-jacket, ONE OF 530 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR), The Scandal of Father Brown (London, 1935) and The Coloured Lands (London, 1938, with dust-jacket), all FIRST EDITIONS without dust-jackets except where indicated. (22)