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Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets, Wodehouse, P. G.
161 Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets
Wodehouse, P. G.
London Herbert Jenkins 1963 First Thus Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Publisher's "Autograph Edition" in original dust jacket, first thus. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 175 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading. Small corner price clip to lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024549

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fore! The Best of Wodehouse on Golf, Wodehouse, P. G.
162 Fore! The Best of Wodehouse on Golf
Wodehouse, P. G.
New Haven & New York Ticknor & Fields 1983 0-89919-212-2 / 9780899192123 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue boards with clean unfaded green cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with small previous owner first name on rear free endpaper. 259 pgs. Edited and with a preface by D. R. Bensen. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two tiny edge chips, a few very short closed edge tears, a few small rubs. Photo of P. G. Wodehouse and D. R. Bensen on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Golf. 017415

Price: 35.00 USD
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Laughing Gas, Wodehouse, P. G.
163 Laughing Gas
Wodehouse, P. G.
New York Sun Dial Press 1936 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black illustration on cover and spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper (covered with black marker line). 303 pgs. Color illustrated DUSTJACKET has small edge and corner chips, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An hilarious novel about Hollywood and a noble young Englishman named Reggie Havershot. 8vo. Fiction. 013037

Price: 50.00 USD
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Laughing Gas, Wodehouse, P. G.
164 Laughing Gas
Wodehouse, P. G.
New York Doubleday Doran 1936 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black line-drawing illustration on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean orange top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 303 pgs. 5-1/2" x 8". Humor. 017151

Price: 75.00 USD
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Mr. Mulliner Speaking, Wodehouse, P. G.
165 Mr. Mulliner Speaking
Wodehouse, P. G.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with illustration (face) on cover, darker blue lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Boards are clean, with a few very tiny spots to back board. Binding is tight with some slant, no cracking. Pages are clean. Yellow top-stained page edges. Printed plate on front fixed endpaper from Snyder's Wallpaper & Paint Co. - Utica, NY - Greeting Cards - Printing - Engraving. 334 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 012184

Price: 60.00 USD
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Quick Service; The Code of the Woosters (ACE Double Novel), Wodehouse, P. G.
166 Quick Service; The Code of the Woosters (ACE Double Novel)
Wodehouse, P. G.
New York ACE Books 1940 First Thus Paperback Very Good 
Two complete novels, ACE D-25, with illustrated cover front and back by Saunders. Light rubbing, no creasing or tears. All pages clean but tanned. No edge markings. 022060

Price: 10.00 USD
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Sunset at Blandings, Wodehouse, P. G.
167 Sunset at Blandings
Wodehouse, P. G.
London Hutchinson 1989 0-9173882-2 later edition Hardcover Very Good++ near fine Jacket Ionicus, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (very slight tanning to edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 213 pgs. Notes and appendices by Richard Usborne, illustrations by Ionicus. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018074

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Crime Wave at Blandings, Wodehouse, P. G.
168 The Crime Wave at Blandings
Wodehouse, P. G.
New York Doubleday Doran 1937 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in tattered original jacket. Green cloth boards with darker green decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Very light bumping and soiling; no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; slight browning to endpapers - tasteful previous owner bookplate on rear endpaper. 330 pages. Dust jacket has 2" piece missing at top of spine, separated at rear spine fold, edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024238

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Girl in Blue, Wodehouse, P. G.
169 The Girl in Blue
Wodehouse, P. G.
New York Simon & Schuster 1971 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Turquoise cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Boards are clean with very slight browning at bottom board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 190 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom of spine edge, 1/2" closed tear at base of rear panel, browning to edges. Photo of author and his dog walking in wooded glen on rear panel. First American Edition (stated first printing). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 015318

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Heart of A Goof, Wodehouse, P. G.
170 The Heart of A Goof
Wodehouse, P. G.
London Herbert Jenkins 1926 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean unworn orange cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. "Fifth Printing, completing 46,400 copies" on copyright page. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper and at top of half-title page. No date of publication listed - circa 1926. 314 pages. 024554

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Old Reliable, Wodehouse, P. G.
171 The Old Reliable
Wodehouse, P. G.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1951 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded beige boards with red lettering on spine. Very light bumping to corners tips, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 217 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small corner chips and very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, several short closed edge tears, small corner crease to top rear corner. Author's photo on rear panel. The Wodehouse version of life in Hollywood. 018384

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Week-end Wodehouse, Wodehouse, P. G.
172 The Week-end Wodehouse
Wodehouse, P. G.
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1940 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with comical illustration on cover and spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4" max.), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 20 hilarious stories and one complete novel ("Fish Preferred") in one great volume. As the dustjacket states on the front inside flap, "an antidote for melancholia, wars, fatigue and taxation, we recommend Wodehouse, taken frequently and in liberal doses from this oversize prescription." 016470

Price: 45.00 USD
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Ukridge, Wodehouse, P. G.
173 Ukridge
Wodehouse, P. G.
London Herbert Jenkins Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
"Fourth printing completing 50,237 copies" on copyright page. No date of publication - circa 1925. Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Two very small spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 256 pages. 024551

Price: 20.00 USD
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Uncle Fred in the Springtime, Wodehouse, P. G.
174 Uncle Fred in the Springtime
Wodehouse, P. G.
New York Simon & Schuster 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to bottom spine edge. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean; remainder mark on bottom page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 220 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 016565

Price: 15.00 USD
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Young Men in Spats, Wodehouse, P. G.
175 Young Men in Spats
Wodehouse, P. G.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Ltd. 1936 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Canadian Edition of this book of short stories by Wodehouse, including the author's favorite, "The Amazing Hat Mystery." Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of fading to spine, very small water spot at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper - no other marks. 312 pages. 024553

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bachelors Anonymous, Wodehouse, P.G.
176 Bachelors Anonymous
Wodehouse, P.G.
New York Simon & Schuster 1974 0671217410 / 9780671217419 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket - as new conditiont. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver angel decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with very small previous owner name and date in left corner of front paste-down. 186 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no chips, no tears, no fading, not price clipped. As new condition. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025008

Price: 35.00 USD
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Cocktail Time, Wodehouse, P.G.
177 Cocktail Time
Wodehouse, P.G.
London Herbert Jenkins 1958 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, hint of slight fading at extreme edges of boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 222 pp. Jacket is clean, unchipped, with hint of edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022724

Price: 150.00 USD
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Weeds are More Fun, Wright, Priscilla Hovey
178 Weeds are More Fun
Wright, Priscilla Hovey
Boston Hale, Cushman & Flint 1941 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Anne Cleveland, Illustrator 
Clean pale green boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. Hint of browning to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 123 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Anne Cleveland. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chip at top edge of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Under the author's satirical microscope, the Great American Garden Movement (gag'm for short) shows up with pitiless clarity. A witty dissection of all that gardeners hold dear. 8vo. Gardening. 012551

Price: 20.00 USD
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