Sauve Qui Peut

DURRELL, Lawrence (author). Nicolas BENTLEY (illustrator). Sauve Qui Peut.

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DURRELL, Lawrence (author). Nicolas BENTLEY (illustrator). Sauve Qui Peut. London; Faber And Faber. 1966.

8vo. Publisher's pink linson boards, lettered gilt to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-82; with black and white plates and chapter-headings by Nicolas Bentley; a fine, uninscribed copy in a near fine, unclipped, dustwrapper with publisher's adhesive price label (80p) covering the original price, with light rubbing and marking to top edge of lower panel, neatly strengthened to the reverse with paper tabs.
First edition. Ridiculous tales of diplomatic life involving the old favourites from Esprit de Corps and Stiff Upper Lip, Polk-Mowbray, De Mandeville, Dovebasket and the butler Drage.