Lot 111

WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975).  Psmith in the City. A Sequel to “Mike.” London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1919 (reprint). 8vo. Half title, half tone frontispiece and 11 plates by T. M. R. Whitwell (occasional spotting and staining to text). Original coloured pictorial cloth (some very minor rubbing to edges, without the dust-jacket). Provenance: H. [?]M. Summerskill (signature on front free endpaper). The book first appeared in book form in 1910, having previously been serialied in 'The Captain' between 1908-09. Its frontispiece shows Mr Smith and Mike being interrupted by Bickersdyke during a cricket match. cf. McIlvaine 22. With 5 other books by the same author, namely The Small Bachelor (London, 1928, reprint, dust-jacket), Thank You, Jeeves! (New York, 1934, reprint, dust-jacket), Bill the Conqueror (London, 1934, cheap edition), Uncle Fred in the Springtime (New York, 1939, dust-jacket, FIRST EDITION, preceding the first English edition by one week), and A Century of Humour. Edited by P. G. Wodehouse (London, [n.d.], cloth). (6)

Estimate: £200-£300