Lot 68

JEROME, Jerome K. (1859-1927).  Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1889. 8vo. Half title, wood-engraved illustrations by A. Frederics, some full-page (occasional light spotting and staining). Original pictorial cloth, spine lettered in gilt (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: L. H. Lewis (old signature on half title). FIRST EDITION. "Barging is all the rage again, but nothing will ever be as funny as Jerome K Jerome, not even Simon Callow, Nigel Havers and, of course, his dog!" (H.B.).

Estimate: £70-£100