A Century of Humour by P. G. Wodehouse: first UK edition.
A Century of Humour is a collection of seventy seven comedic stories by sixty five classic authors. Complete with scarce dust jacket. 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 has price 3/6d on the top right corner of the front cover and the spine. The dust jacket is lightly spotted. Chipped edges and some pieces missing from the edges of the jacket affecting the text in places. A 4cm tear on the front left bottom corner. 8vo 1024 pp
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