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SITWELL, Osbert.

Wheels: A Second Cycle.

Published: Oxford: B. H. Blackwell, 1917

Stock code: 80861

Price: £275

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First edition, first impression of the second Wheels anthology. Inscribed by contributor Osbert Sitwell on the front free endpaper, “To the Modern Munchausen from Osbert Sitwell”. This collection also includes poetry by Edith Sitwell, Sacheverell Sitwell, Arnold James, Iris Tree, E. W. Tennant, Helen Rootham, and Aldous Huxley. With the bookplates of Simon and Judith Nowell-Smith. Simon Nowell-Smith (1909–1996) was a prominent bibliophile and collector, as well as secretary of the London Library and president of the Bibliographical Society.

Octavo. Original quarter black cloth, white boards printed in black with circular designs in green and red, edges untrimmed. Boards rubbed, scuffed, and tanned, wear to corners, contents toned with dampstain to edges. Endpapers spotted. A good copy.

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