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WODEHOUSE, P. G. Love Among the Chickens.
London : First edition thus, first issue, entirely rewritten from the first edition under this title of 1906. This title was Wodehouse's first novel for adults and the one in which he found his voice. Initially published in 1906 the author rewrote the work for publication in 1921. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 41766
WODEHOUSE, P. G. The Swoop! Or, How Clarence Saved England.
London : 1909First edition, first impression. McIlvaine couples this work with the notoriously difficult to find The Globe by the Way Book (1908) as being "among the rarest Wodehousiana". It is exceptionally scarce in this attractive condition. Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 88495
WODEHOUSE, P. G. The Intrusion of Jimmy.
New York : 1910First edition, preceding the UK edition by six months. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author four days after publication on the front free endpaper, "To Harrison Fisher with the author's compliments, P. G. Wodehouse. May 16 1910". Fisher (1877-1934) was an American illustrator known for his drawings of women, winning acclaim as the successor to... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 124315
WODEHOUSE, P. G. The Small Bachelor.
London : 1927First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Betty Askwith, with the author's compliments, P. G. Wodehouse June 1927". It is rare to find a signed or inscribed copy. Betty Askwith (1909-1995), the only daughter of the first Lord Askwith and Ellen Graham, published her first book of poems in 1928 at the age... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 126456
WODEHOUSE, P. G. Carry On Jeeves!
New York : 1927First US edition, first printing, two years after the UK first. A collection of short stories which includes "Jeeves takes charge", chronicling the arrival of the famous butler in Bertie Wooster's life. This an exceptional association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper by Wodehouse to his fellow lyricist, and then current collaborator, Ira... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 133688
WODEHOUSE, P. G. Piccadilly Jim.
New York : 1917First edition in book form, first printing. This work first appeared in serialized form in the Saturday Evening Post between 16 September and 11 November 1916. It was subsequently published in the UK in May 1918. An uncommon work, especially in the rare jacket; no copies of which have been traced at auction. Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 125814
WODEHOUSE, P. G. Louder and Funnier.
London : 1932First edition, first impression. A collection of 19 humorous essays, reworked from articles published in Vanity Fair between 1914 and 1923. In his introduction to the book, Wodehouse explains that he borrowed the title from "the old story... of the nervous after-dinner speaker" who is speaking in a faltering undertone when a voice demands "Louder, please",... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 91641
WODEHOUSE, P. G. [Complete set of Jeeves and Wooster titles.]
London : 1919-74First editions, first impressions, of the complete set of Jeeves and Wooster titles from the first collection, My Man Jeeves (1919), to the last story, Aunts Aren't Gentlemen (1974), and including the short story collections in which Jeeves and Wooster appear alongside other characters, all in their first London editions. Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 133030