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H. G. WELLS - The Brothers - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED TO HIS SON & HIS SONS WIFE
WELLS, H. G.. The Brothers. London: Chatto & Windus, 1938. FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY TO HIS SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW. 1 vol., inscribed on the half-title by Wells to his son Anthony West "To Anthony and Kitty with love H. G. W." bound in the original cloth, gilt lettered spine, internally clean and bright, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, overall VERY GOOD. Provenance: The Estate of Katharine 'Kitty' Church (1910-1999). Katharine - Kitty to her friends - was one of the great, if largely unsung, painters of the post-war British era. She was supremely well connected. Her mother was the socialite Elsie Neilson Lyle born into the sugar dynasty that would become Tate and Lyle. Kitty would go on to become HG Wells' daughter-in-law and a longtime friend of her childhood neighbor John Betjeman. This item comes with a "COA" - Certificate of Authenticity Who we are - D&D Galleries was founded in 1985. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Provincial Bookfair Association of Great Britain (PBFA). So bid and buy with confidence. Our inventory (largely English language only) is slightly eclectic and ranges from the 16th through the 20th centuries with sub-specialties in S.T.C. and Wing books, Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, presentation and association material as well as 17th and 18th C. British history, sets and bindings. Terms - Any item(s) may be returned with 7 days for a full refund if found to be not authentic or substantially at odds with our de … [Click Below for Full Description]
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