Cocktail Time

WODEHOUSE, P.G. Cocktail Time.

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WODEHOUSE, P.G. Cocktail Time. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1958.

8vo., original boards and dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-222, [ii]; a very good copy in a sound binding, with some heavier foxing to the upper edge and prelims, lightly offset endpapers; previous ownership name and Foyles sticker to the front pastedown; jacket very good, lightly rubbed with some nicking to the spine ends and overall shelf-wear, and a couple of very discrete internal tape repairs behind one or two closed tears.
First edition, first issue in red boards, backstrip lettered in black, the jacket clipped with new ink stamp price applied (6/6d net). This jaunt featuring Uncle Fred and a rogue brazil nut. It was to be Uncle Fred's third outing, having previously featured in Uncle Fred in the Springtime (1939) and Uncle Dynamite (1948).