By Various; Leonard Russell [editor]
London   Hutchinson
8.5" by 5.5" xi, 243pp.
A smart first edition of this illustrated collection of humorous writings from a variety of authors, signed by the editor Leonard Russell.
By Various; Leonard Russell [editor]

1936 Parody Party

London   Hutchinson
8.5" by 5.5" xi, 243pp.
A smart first edition of this illustrated collection of humorous writings from a variety of authors, signed by the editor Leonard Russell.
£140.00
: 0.75kgs / : 904T21

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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, Signed, With Dustwrapper

First edition. Signed by the editor to the front endpaper with an inscription to Cyril Lakin, a Welsh politician, farmer, editor, and broadcaster, dated 26th October 1936. With the vanishingly scarce original unclipped dust wrapper. Illustrated with fourteen plates. Collated complete. A collection of humorous and satirical stories from authors such as: E. C. Bentley, John Betjeman, Cyril Connolly, Rose Macaulay, Douglas Woodruff, and more. Edited by Leonard Russell, an English journalist and satirist. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley, a British writer and illustrator, best known for his humorous cartoon drawings.

Condition

In the original green cloth binding. Externally, very smart with minor wear to the extremities. Original unclipped dust wrapper is sound with wear and chipping to the extremities resulting in minor loss to the head and tail of the spine. Sunning to the spine with the odd small mark to the panels. Small closed tears to the panel edges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with minor age toning to the endpapers. Editor's ink inscription to the front endpaper.

Near Fine

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