Not Such an Ass. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon

ARDIZZONE, Edward (dustwrapper illustrator). Henry CECIL (author). Not Such an Ass. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Devlin.

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ARDIZZONE, Edward (dustwrapper illustrator). Henry CECIL (author). Not Such an Ass. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Devlin. London, Hutchinson. 1961.

8vo. Original black cloth lettered in gilt to spine with vignettes printed in red, red pictorial endpapers, preserved in the pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 208; unillustrated; a fine copy preserved in a very fresh, unclipped, dustwrapper (15s) with only light dusting to lower panel.
First edition, with dustwrapper and endpapers designed by Edward Ardizzone. This copy is inscribed by the author in red pen to the title. A witty introduction to the legal world: "Should, for example, the reader be detained for questioning, he will send first for this book (under the counter at every police station) and then for his lawyer."

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