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Wodehouse, P.G.
TWO COPIES OF TALES OF ST AUSTIN'S, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,2001,600
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
316
Wodehouse, P.G.
TWO COPIES OF TALES OF ST AUSTIN'S, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,2001,600
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Wodehouse, P.G.
TWO COPIES OF TALES OF ST AUSTIN'S, COMPRISING:
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903, 8vo (187 x 118mm.), FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (lacking quotation marks on title-page as called for by McIlvaine), 12 plates, 2pp. publisher's advertisements at end, original light red pictorial cloth lettered in gilt on spine and yellow and black on upper cover, some browning and spotting, front free endpaper loose and supplied from another copy;

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903, 8vo (186 x 118mm.), FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (lacking quotation marks on title-page as called for by McIlvaine), PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ("To | Davis | from | Plum | P.G. Wodehouse | May 26. 1965") on front free endpaper, 12 plates, 2pp. publisher's advertisements at end, original light red pictorial cloth lettered in yellow and black on spine and yellow and black on upper cover, some browning and spotting, hinges split, some tears to head of spine


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Literature

McIlvaine A3(a)

Catalogue Note

The differences in bindings suggests that the presentation copy is in a later binding variant. Both title-pages correspond to McIlvaine's description of the first issue.

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