AUTHOR: WELLS, H. G..
TITLE: You Can't Be Too Careful.
PUBLISHER: London: Secker & Warburg, 1941.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY TO HIS SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW. 1 vol., inscribed on the title page by Wells to his son Anthony West "To Anthony & Kitty & H Love Xmas 1941" bound in the original gilt lettered green cloth.
CONDITION: Spine slightly faded, internally clean and bright, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, overall VERY GOOD.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 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.