Very Good, Jeeves

WODEHOUSE, P.G. Very Good, Jeeves.

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WODEHOUSE, P.G. Very Good, Jeeves. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1930.

8vo., original orange publisher's cloth, ruled and lettered in black to upper cover and spine, with publisher's device; pp. xi, [iii], 15-312, [viii, ads]; a very nice copy, the cloth lightly retouched in places, with small patches of rubbing along the spine, but retaining, unusually, the bright orange colour; pages evenly toned with a few small spots to outer edges and first few pages.
First UK edition, published two months after the US. These stories appeared in The Strand, Cosmopolitan and Liberty between 1926 and 1930.
A relatively early work in the Wodehouse canon. Very Good, Jeeves is made up of a collection of humorous short stories, comprising:
1 Jeeves and the Impending Doom
2 The Inferiority Complex of Old Sippy
3 Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit
4 Jeeves and the Song of Songs
5 Episode of the Dog McIntosh
6 The Spot of Art
7 Jeeves and the Kid Clementina
8 The Love that Purifies
9 Jeeves and the Old School Chum
10 Indian Summer of an Uncle
and
11 The Ordeal of Young Tuppy.

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