French Leave

WODEHOUSE, P.G. French Leave.

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WODEHOUSE, P.G. French Leave. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1955.

8vo. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in black, back board ornamented in black; in the illustrated dust-wrapper; pp. [vii], 8-206; slight sunning to top edge of cloth; spine of wrapper lightly sunned, with rubbing to extremities, a few marks to lower board, and an 18mm tear to top edge; spotting to inner flaps of wrapper; ownership inscription to front paste-down, as well as Foyles book sticker; discolouration to endpapers; light even toning to paper-stock; spotting to edges; a good copy.
First edition. 'The gentleman of expensive tastes and no money to indulge them necessarily stands at life's cross roads. He must either marry money or work […] This novel is pure, vintage Wodehouse' (front flap).