Lot 646

WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Piccadilly Jim, London, [n.d. but after 1919], original green cloth. Reprint. With 19 other books by the same author, mixed editions, without dust-jackets. (20)

Estimate: £400 - £600
Hammer price: £250
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975).  Piccadilly Jim.  London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [n.d. but after 1919]. 8vo (186 x 125mm). Half title (without illustrations, as issued). Original green cloth. Provenance: old pencil inscription erroneously stating "First Edition 1918" on front free endpaper, with section tippexed above). cf. McIlvaine A20 (citing first U.K. edition of May 1918 in mustard-yellow cloth). With 19 other books by the same author, namely The Girl on the Boat (London, [n.d. but c. 1922], original pink cloth, "Popular Edition"), The Head of Kays (London, 1922, coloured frontispiece, original red cloth, reprint [first published in 1905]), Tales of St Austins (London, 1923, coloured frontispiece, original red cloth, reprint [first published in 1903]), Doctor Sally (London, 1932, original blue cloth, first edition), Louder and Funnier (London, 1932, original yellow cloth, "First Published"), The Luck of the Bodkins (London, 1935, original orange cloth, "First printing"), Laughing Gas (London, 1936, original orange cloth, "First printing"), Lord Emsworth and Others (London, 1937, original red cloth, first edition), The Code of the Woosters (London, 1938, original turquoise cloth, "First printing"), Uncle Fred in the Springtime (London, 1939, original red cloth, "First printing"), Eggs, Beans and Crumpets (London, 1940, original orange cloth, "First printing"), Money in the Bank (London, [1946], original orange cloth, "First printing"), Full Moon (London, [1947], original orange cloth, "First Printing"), Joy in the Morning (London, [1947], original orange cloth, "First Printing"), Spring Fever (London, [1948], original orange cloth, "First Printing"), Uncle Dynamite (London, [1948], original orange cloth, "First printing"), The Mating Season (London, [1949], original orange cloth, "First Printing"), Nothing Serious (London, 1950, original orange cloth, "First Printing") and The Old Reliable (London, 1951, original orange cloth, "First Published"), mixed editions, as indicated, without dust-jackets. (20)

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