First Edition Kipps, The Story of a Simple Soul by H. G. Wells :
Humorous yet sympathetic, this perceptive social novel is a landmark piece of literature. Kipps relates a rags-to-riches story of a drapers assistant who inherits a fortune. This first edition Kipps is in very good condition for it’s age.
Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering on the front and spine plus embossed patterning on the front cover. Front lower corner is slightly torn. Spine shows signs of wear. Contents in very good condition with gilt top edge of pages. A few stain spots on pp 112-113 but otherwise really clean for an antique book of 1905. Bindings of this book are tight and the copy is tidy. 425 printed pages plus eight pages of advertisements at the end. 8vo.
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Stock number: FAULT