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    James Hilton. Good-bye, Mr. Chips. Boston: Little, Brown, 1924-1935. First American trade edition, and first American illustrated, signed, limited edition. Trade edition is inscribed by Hilton and his wife. James Hilton. Good-bye, Mr. Chips. Boston: Little, Brown, 1934. First American trade edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Hilton and his wife on the front free endpaper: "For Henry Fairchild / sincerely /James Hilton / Alice H. Hilton." Octavo. [126] pages. Publisher's full beige cloth, front board and spine lettered in blue, dust jacket. Some rubbing, soiling to cloth binding, previous owner's gift inscription (apparently not from the Hiltons or the original recipient) on the front free endpaper. Tape repair to jacket verso. Jacket spine toned, worn and chipped, jacket panels chipped, worn, soiled. Fair.

    [Together with:] Another copy. [Boston:] Little, Brown, 1935. First illustrated American edition, one of 600 copies (the "Birthday Edition") signed by Hilton and H. M. Brock (#173). Octavo. 132 pages. Publisher's parchment backstrip over brown boards, spine lettered in gilt, original glassine. Some rubbing to binding. Glassine browned and heavily worn, torn. In the original publisher's slipcase with printed paper label (toned, soiled, lightly rubbed). Near fine.


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