A Century of Humour by P. G. Wodehouse: first UK edition.
A Century of Humour is a wonderful collection of seventy seven comedic stories by sixty five classic authors. Complete with scarce dust jacket and in good/v good condition. Note: This edition has a reference to “nearly 100,000 copies sold” on the cover in relation to A Century of Creepy Stories. A higher figure than this is recognised as an early reprint.
Yellow cloth boards with black lettering and jester illustrations on the cover and spine. Spine edges are bumped. Contents are clean and the hinges are very good. The dust jacket hasthe price 3/6d on the top right corner of the front cover and the spine. The cover is lightly spotted. Chipped edges and some pieces missing form the edges of the jacket. A 4cm tear on the front left corner.