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A Gentleman of Leisure

by P. G. Wodehouse

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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London: Herbert Jenkins Limited. First Edition, Thirteenth Impression. Cloth Bound Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not dated, Thirteenth printing, completing 110,078 copies. Size octavo, 256 pages. Red cloth covered boards with black titles to the front cover and spine, no dust jacket. Condition very good, corners and spine ends a little rubbed, a few small spots to first and last few pages, previous owner's name dated 1941 to front end-paper, else contents clean. With the bookplate of George MacDonald Fraser to the front paste-down. Ex-libris George Macdonald Fraser, author and creator of the Flashman series.

Synopsis

A Gentleman of Leisure is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. It first appeared as a novella, under the title The Gem Collector, in the December 1909 issue of Ainslee's magazine. Revised and expanded, and with the title changed to The Intrusion of Jimmy, it was published as a book by W.J. Watt and Co. , New York, on 11 May 1910.

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Details

Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
016428
Title
A Gentleman of Leisure
Author
P. G. Wodehouse
Format/binding
Cloth Bound Boards
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition, Thirteenth Impression
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Herbert Jenkins Limited
Place of Publication
London
Keywords
FICTION HUMOUR CAPER UPPER CLASSES FICTION HUMOUR BERTIE WOOSTER JEEVES JIMMY PITT
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Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Terms of Sale

Lazarus Books Limited

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Lazarus Books Limited

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About Lazarus Books Limited

We are a small family business located in Blackpool, England. We stock a varied range of Antiquarian and Collectable Books; Antiquarian Holy Bibles, Fine Bindings, Literature, Poetry, Military, Travel, First Editions, Illustrated, Childrens', Signed Books and more.

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paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]

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