A Prefect's Uncle
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903. First edition, first issue. 8vo. 264 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and seven plates by R. Noel Pocock. Original pictorial red cloth-covered boards, very lightly faded, slightly cocked, very light soiling to front and rear boards, corners very lightly worn, stamped in gilt, black, blue, and pink; all edges trimmed; endpapers toned, ownership inscription, dated 1903, on front free endpaper, light spotting to prelims and text; in quarter red morocco over red linen-covered board slip case. McIlvaine A2a.
Wodehouse's second novel.
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Sold for $845 (buyer's premium included)