Good Bye Mr. Chips presentation copy

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:30

Lot 126: Author: Hilton, James. Title: Good-Bye Mr. Chips. Place Published: London. Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton. Date Published: 1934. Description: (8vo) original blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket, wrap-around advertising band for the Evening Standard Book of the Month. First English Edition. Presentation inscription from the author on the front flyleaf, dated the month of publication: "To Joe Tribe from James Hilton, with many many thanks and kindest wishes. Oct. 1934." The basis for the 1939 film of the same name starring Robert Donat in the title role, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Condition: Old tape repair on reverse of wrap-around band; light wear to jacket; slight spine lean; near fine. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $1000-$1500
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