Nonsense Novels. Illustrated by John Kettelwell

By: LEACOCK, Stephen

Price: $45.00

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LEACOCK, Stephen. Nonsense Novels. Illustrated by John Kettelwell. London :John Lane The Bodley Head / New York : John Lane Company, MCMXXI [1921]. P p [1]-176,coloured frontis + 7 colour plates. Large 8vo, green cloth, lettering and decoration in dark green to front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. Spadoni A7b, Lomer p.46. The 8th 'novel' is a nauticalspoof, "Soaked in Seaweed: or, Upset in the Ocean (An Old-fashioned Sea St ory)" (pp 121-137) which begins as follows: "It was in August in 1867 that I stepped on board the deck of the Saucy Sally, lying in dock at Gravesend,to fill the berth of second mate." Covers rubbed, light foxing to endpaper s, rear inner hinge cracked, else a good copy of the illustrated edition. 45.00

Title: Nonsense Novels. Illustrated by John Kettelwell

Author Name: LEACOCK, Stephen

Categories: 72,

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head / John Lane Company, London / New York , 1921,:

Seller ID: 85198

Keywords: LITERATURE CANADA HUMOR CANADIAN FICTION HUMOUR NAUTICAL,