London: Hodder & Stoughton, [October], 1934.
First British edition. Illustrated by Bip Pares. 128pp. 8vo. "Brookfield will never forget his lovableness" Blue cloth. Fine in Very Good pictorial unclipped dust jacket. Item #307351
Hilton wrote Mr. Chips at a time when British public schools were under fire, and his defense of traditionalism seemed reassuring to most. Hilton's story was made into a movie in 1939 and Robert Donat was awarded an Oscar for his portrayal of the shy and dedicated headmaster of Brookfield.
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