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Wodehouse, Collection of 17 Jeeves and Bertie volumes, 1919-1974, including My Man Jeeves, The Inimitable Jeeves, etc.

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Wodehouse, Collection of 17 Jeeves and Bertie volumes, 1919-1974, including My Man Jeeves, The Inimitable Jeeves, etc.

Wodehouse, Collection of 17 Jeeves and Bertie volumes, 1919-1974, including My Man Jeeves, The Inimitable Jeeves, etc.

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 GBP

From the Collection of J.J. Looijestijn


WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Collection of 17 Jeeves and Bertie volumes, 1919-1974, comprising:


i) My Man Jeeves. George Newnes, [1919], FIRST EDITION, original red cloth lettered in black on spine, 2pp. publisher’s adverts at end, [McIlvaine A22a1], some browning, hinges strengthened, facsimile dust-jacket; ii) The Inimitable Jeeves. Herbert Jenkins, 1923, FIRST EDITION, original green pictorial cloth lettered in green, [McIlvaine A30a1], binding slightly soiled, facsimile dust-jacket; iii) Carry On, Jeeves! Herbert Jenkins, 1925, FIRST EDITION, original green pictorial cloth lettered in green, DUST-JACKET, [McIlvaine A34a1], binding soiled on upper cover, some loss to head of dust-jacket spine; iv) The Code of the Woosters. Herbert Jenkins, 1938, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, original green cloth lettered in black, DUST-JACKET, [McIlvaine A60b1], some loss to corners of dust-jacket; v) Joy in the Morning. Herbert Jenkins, [1947], FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, original orange cloth lettered in black, DUST-JACKET, [McIlvaine A65b1], tears and creases to price-clipped dust-jacket, adhesive tape repairs; vi-xvii) together with twelve others comprising: A42b1, A51a1, A52a1, A69a1, A74a1, A77a1, A83b2 (2 copies), A86b1, A94a1 (2 copies) and A97a1; all 8vo, all FIRST EDITIONS or FIRST ENGLISH EDITIONS, collector’s slipcases, some spotting or browning, ownership stamps, many in original dust-jackets, others in facsimile dust-jackets (17)


A complete set of Wodehouse's Jeeves and Bertie Wooster books.


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