A. Hamilton Gibbs was British-American author and poet who was active during the early to mid-20th century. He is best known for his works that explore the complexities of human relationships and the impact of societal labels and expectations. His writing style is often characterized by its introspective and thought-provoking nature, as well as its ability to capture the nuances of human emotions and interactions.

Gibbs’ influential works include “Labels,” a novel that delves into the consequences of societal expectations and the struggle to break free from them, and “Soundings,” a collection of short stories that offer a deep exploration of human nature and relationships. His writing often reflects the social and cultural climate of his time, providing a valuable insight into the mindset of the era.

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  • 1926 First Edition: Labels, by A. Hamilton Gibbs

    Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs is a first edition published by McClelland and Stewart in 1926. This 295-page black hardcover volume with red lettering on the cover and spine shows moderate wear, with the top of the spine missing and a moderate forward tilt. The inside front cover contains two inserts – instructions for borrowing the book from Burton’s Limited circulation library and a newspaper clipping about Major Gibbs, dated 1958 and marked by Wallace Library, Booth No. 9. The back inside cover contains nearly 60 library borrowing stamps from October 1926 to May 1927. This historical fiction novel is a valuable addition to any collection and provides a glimpse into the popularity of literature in the early 20th century. The book’s condition is accurately depicted in the provided photos.