Lot 112

WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975).  Psmith Journalist. London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1915. 8vo. Half title, half tone frontispiece and 11 plates by T. M. R. Whitwell (4 plates detached, others loose, some spotting and staining mainly to text). Original coloured pictorial cloth (rubbed, some light staining). FIRST EDITION, in this form, of a work with a complex publishing history. It was originally printed as a periodical in The Captain, between October 1909 and February 1910; the story, which includes an account of a cricketing tour to America, was also incorporated into The Prince and Betty published in New York in 1912. McIlvaine A15.

Estimate: £70-£100