FLEMING, Peter. My Aunt's Rhinoceros.

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FLEMING, Peter. My Aunt's Rhinoceros. London, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956.

8vo. Original boards with illustraerd dust-wrapper; pp. 189; light wear to edges of wrapper and a little offsetting from endpapers; a good copy with name on front fly-leaf.
~b~First edition of the collected essays published first in The Spectator. Rupert Hart-Davis prises these prose texts for their 'pleasantly lackadaisical wit, and it is not for nothing that selections from his writings are regularly included in text-books intended to further the study of English Prose' (inside of front flap).