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  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1938

£285.00

Poor Sir Buckstone Abbott, Bart! Not only does he own in Walsingford Hall, one of the least attractive stately homes in the country, but he has to take in paying guests to keep it upright. So when it seems a rich (if not very nice) continental princess might buy it, he's overjoyed - particularly as he's being rooked by the publisher of his sporting memoirs. His daughter Jane comes up trumps in the company of the playwright Joe - but not before engagements are broken and fortunes lost and made. Another delightful novel form the master of the Engllish comedy, Wodehoues deftly unties all the knots he had so cleverly tied around his characters in the first place.

Book Condition & Notes

Very Good (little soil covers; contents clean & tight but tanned pages; some edge-ware. red cloth, stamped in black, 312 pages, plus eight-page catalog; in later "5' net" price on spine [whereas the earliest dust jacket is priced at "7/6 net." on the spine] First English Edition.


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Book Condition & Notes

Very Good (little soil covers; contents clean & tight but tanned pages; some edge-ware. red cloth, stamped in black, 312 pages, plus eight-page catalog; in later "5' net" price on spine [whereas the earliest dust jacket is priced at "7/6 net." on the spine] First English Edition.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.