1328 - 1541 FOREIGN LITERATURE
- Very fine. = SIGNED by Stephen Fry on title-p.
Idem. Tales of Wrykyn and Elsewhere. Twenty-five short Stories of School Life. London, Porpoise Books, 1997, 1st ed., VIII,323,(1)p., orig. boards w. dustwr. (fine). Idem. Wodehouse at the Wicket. Ed. M. Hedgcock. London, Hutchinson, 1997, (24),204p., orig. boards w. dustwr. (fine). Hall, R.A. The Comic Style of P.G. Wodehouse. Hamden, Archon Books, 1974, 1st ed., X,147,(1)p., orig. faux leather w. dustwr. (fine). - AND 9 others by/ on Wodehouse, i.a. HOMAGE TO WODEHOUSE. Ed. Th. Cazalet-Keir (London, 1973, 1st ed., frontisp., orig. boards w. dustwr. Second half w. sm. receding foxed spot in upper outer corner; upper margin of dustwr. trifle chipped); P.G. WODEHOUSE and C.H. BOVILL, A Man of Means (London, 1993, ills., orig. wr. Fine) and G. JAGGARD, Blandings the Blest and the Blue Blood (...) (London, 1968, 1st ed., orig. boards w. (sl. worn and sl. stained) dustwr.).
- Box of Jeeves and Wooster set splitting at foot of backstrip. All vols. very fine.
= Jeeves & Wooster (2nd printing, boxed set, 6 vols., ills. by P. COX); Best of Blandings (boxed set, 6 vols., ills. by P.COX) and Short Stories (illustrated by G. ADAMSON).
- One vol. (Uncle Dynamite) w. titles ticker in red pen in list of books opposite the title-page. Otherwise very fine.
= Consists of the following titles: Right Ho, Jeeves; Thank You, Jeeves; Summer Lightning; Something Fresh; Uncle Dynamite; Uncle Fred in the Springtime; Psmith Journalist; Psmith in the City; Meet Mr Mulliner; The Mating Season; The Code of the Woosters; Heavy Weather.
- Small chipped spot in lower right corner of final leaf and backwr. Otherwise fine.
= First facs. ed. after the ed. London, 1908. McIlvaine A10a 2.
Wodehouse, P.G. The Swoop! And Other Stories. Ed. D.A. Jasen. New York, Seabury Press, 1979, XVII,(1),205,(1)p., orig. boards w. dustwr.
- Fine. = McIlvaine B201.
AND 6 others, i.a. IDEM, Sir Agravaine (Poole, 1984, col. ills. by R. MCPHAIL, orig. boards w. dustwr., obl. 8vo. Fine); IDEM, Service with a Smile (New York, 1961, orig. hcl.) and IDEM, America, I like you (ibid., 1956, ills. M. SIMONT, orig. hcl.).
- Near mint copy. = SIGNED on title-page.
- Wrappers frayed and chipped/ dam. = McIlvaine A76a.
Usborne, R. Wodehouse at Work to the End. London, Barrie & Jenkins, 1976, 2nd rev. ed., 255,(1)p., orig. boards w. (price-clipped) dustwr. (fine). Idem. After Hours with P.G. Wodehouse. New York, J.H. Heineman, 1991, 1st ed., X,201,(1)p., orig. boards w. dustwr. (fine). - AND 7 others, i.a. B. DAY and T. RING, P.G. Wodehouse In His Own Words (Woodstock/ New York, 2003, 1st Am. ed., orig. boards w. dustwr. Remainder mark on lower edge bookblock, otherwise fine); P.G. WODEHOUSE, Yours Plum. The Letters of P.G. Wodehouse. Ed. F. Donaldson (London etc., 1990, 1st ed., plates, orig. boards w. dustwr.) and F. DONALDSON, P.G. Wodehouse. A Biography (New York, 1982, 1st Am. ed., orig. hcl. w. dustwr.).
- Upper hinge weakening. = Invaluable reference tool.
McCrum, R. Wodehouse. A Life. London, Viking, 2004, XIII,(1),530p., plates, orig. boards w. dustwr. (fine). - AND 1 other: P.G. WODEHOUSE, Author! Author! (New York, 1962, 1st ed., orig. clothbacked boards w. dustwr. Fine).
= Both vols. SIGNED on title.
Ring, T. You Simply Hit Them With an Axe. The extraordinary true story of the tax turmoils of P.G. Wodehouse. Maidenhead, Porpoise Books, 1995, 1st ed., XV,(1),255,(1)p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. (very fine). Murphy, N.T.P. (ed.). The Reminiscenses of the Hon. Galahad Threepwood. New York, J.H. Heineman, 1993, 1st ed., (6),266p., ills., orig. boards w. dustwr. (very fine). - AND 4 others on the same, i.a. IDEM, Three Wodehouse Walks (London, 2009, ills., orig. wr. With SIGNED DEDICATION on title-p.).
= Mint and complete set. Comprises: 1. Wodehouse in the Clubhouse; 2. Wodehouse at the Angler's Rest; 3. Wodehouse goes to School; 4. Wodehouse among the Chickens; 5. Wodehouse at Blandings Castle; 6. Wodehouse in Woostershire; 7. Wodehouse with Old Friends; 8. Wodehouse with New Friends. All published.
- Fine copies; second vol. bookplate on verso frontwr.
= The second vol. is one of 100 numb. copies signed by the authors. Vol. 1, 2 and 4 of a series of four monographs on P.G. Wodehouse. The 3rd vol. is by C.E Gould, The Toad at Harrow. P.G. Wodehouse in Perspective (1982).
- Loose(ning). Backstrip partly worn away; wr. sl. foxed, creased and fingersoiled.
= Rare, published in the same year as the 2nd ed. (Petrograd).
- Backstrip splitting (partly strengthened w. sellotape); wr. sl. frayed and brittle.
= Carteret II, 497. First edition of this rare pamphlet. This moving address to the nation, published 6 January 1898, was Zola's last attempt to appeal to the reason of his countrymen in the Dreyfus affair, by setting out clearly the facts of the moral and political dilemma confronting the French people. It appeared three weeks after a similar pamphlet "Lettre à la jeunesse". A few days later, the acquittal of the traitor Esterhazy provoked his most vehement intervention: "J'Accuse!", published in the newspaper L'Aurore on 13 January. See also En français dans le texte, no.296.
= Vicaire VII, p.1200.
AND 4 others, i.a. H. DE BALZAC, Une instruction Criminelle (Brussels, 1836, contemp. blindst. and gilt cl., sm. 8vo).