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WODEHOUSE, P G [Pelham Grenville] (1881-1975), [RING, Tony, editor]
Plum Stones -- The Hidden P.G. Wodehouse. Wodehouse, Detective Writer; Unrepublished Reggie Pepper; Theatrical Stories; Keggs, The Butler; First Impressions, Mature Reflections; There but for the Grace of God Goes Baxter; Self-Derivatives Par Excellence; Bertie's Friends; "In that Shape, Rotten"; Ethics and Eugenics; Wrykyn Havoc; First Drafts
London: Galahad Books, 1993. [Humour and Satire] FINELY BOUND OMNIBUS LIMITED EDITION. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.[8] x; 51 [3]; xii; 61 [3]; x; 51 [3]; xii; 22 [2]; x; 41 [1]; x; 16 [2]; xii; 48; xii; 31 [1]; x; 30; x; 40 [2]; xii; 22 [2]; x; 32 [2]. One of just 16 lettered omnibus copies, also SIGNED by the editor, this being letter D. Publisher's maroon full morocco, with raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Presented in the original maroon cloth-covered slipcase. A fine copy, with a few small marks to slipcase. A series of 12 short booklets containing 25 Wodehouse short stories never previously published in book-form. Each booklet was itself published in a small limited edition of 250 copies, with this omnibus edition containing copy number 4 in each case. Undeniably rare, with just one copy, 'L,' having ever been sold at auction.
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books [United Kingdom]
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