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How Right You Are, Jeeves. First Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 13918


WODEHOUSE, P.G. How Right You Are, Jeeves. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Pp (8),1-183,(1). 8vo, tan cloth spine, patterened cream & orange paper-covered boards, black lettering to spine. McIlvaine A83a. Short tear to second leaf , light toning to spine, else very good. 24.00 View more info

Plum Pie. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 1967,:

Seller ID: 7892


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Plum Pie. New York Simon and Schuster,: (1967). First American Printing. Pp (10),9-252,(2). 8vo, purple cloth spine. blue paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. McIlvaine A89b. "Pelham GrenvUle Wodehouse— known to his friends as Plum! No funnier writer has ever lived - nor will in the eons to come. His every story herein is a glory; he beautifullyinterweaves Freddy Threepwood, Bingo Little "The Oldest Member," and Jeeve s. And the dear old dears from Blandings Castle and the young blighters from Drones. And machinations and muffins at tea, and lovers' in... View more info

French Leave. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 11077


WODEHOUSE, P.G. French Leave. London : Herbert Jenkins, (1955). First Edition.Pp (6),[7]-206,(2). 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. McIlvaine A78a. "The gentleman ot expensive tastes and no money to indulge them necessarily stands at life's crossroads He must either marry money or work. The Marquis de Maufringneuse was such a gentleman, and in the course of a chequered career had tried both these alternates. Unfortunately, neither had paid off permanently and shortiy after this story opens he again finds himselfwithout means of support. However, the gay Marquis is not entirely bere... View more info

Love Among the Chickens. Barrie & Jenkins Reissue in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1978, ISBN:0257660267:

Seller ID: 109959


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Love Among the Chickens. London : Barrie & Jenkins, (1978).First Thus. Pp. (8),9-160. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. McIlvaine A7c13. "When Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge descends upon his author friend, Jeremy Garnet, and announces that he, S.F.U., has started a chicken-farm and that Garnet is to be chief-of-staff, we know that there isto be "dirty work at the cross-roads." To complicate matters, Garnet falls in love with a girl in the train, who is reading one of his own books. The n the birds get rupe, Ukridge gets the pip, the eggs don't come,... View more info

Money for Nothing. Barrie & Jenkins Reissue in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1976, ISBN:0257660739:

Seller ID: 109962


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Money for Nothing. (London) : Barrie & Jenkins, (1976). Barrie & Jenkins Reissue. Pp. (8),9-240. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. McIlvaine A39a10. "It is not surprising that Money for Nothing, first published in 1928, has been one of P. G. Wodehouse's best-selling novels and is still in steady demand. With an ingenious story, involving the troubled course of young love and a nefarious plot to burgle Rudge Hall, the characters include several which appear in other novels: Hugo Carmody, Ronnie Fish, Chimp Twist and Soapy and Dolly Malloy. It contains many hilar... View more info

Tales of St. Austin's. First Edition Thus in dustjacket.

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1972, ISBN:0285620711:

Seller ID: 109939


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Tales of St. Austin's. (London) : Souvenir Press, (1972). First Edition Thus. Pp (8),[9]-167,(1). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. McIlvaine A3a5. "Within the rural setting of St. Austin's boarding school and with an almost predictable cast of characters: the god-like headmaster, the teachers, splendid and comical, the good boys and the bad boys, the exotics and the eccentrics, Wodehouse creates a unique world of peculiar goings on. Here is the devious Pillingshot scoring a remarkable vietory over Mellish, the Latin Master, reducing him to a baffled villain in a m... View more info

Bertie Wooster Sees It Through. First American Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1955,:

Seller ID: 109945


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Bertie Wooster Sees It Through. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1955. First American Printing, Variant Binding. Pp (8),1-246,(2). 8vo, grey-blue cloth spine, grey-blue paper covered boards, lettered in gilt andbrown. McIlvaine A77b2. Originally published in the U.K. as Jeeves and the Feudal Sprit (1954). Spine and margins browned (unevenly), some edgewear, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Mike at Wrykyn. First Thus

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 109941


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Mike at Wrykyn. London : Herbert Jenkins, (1953). First Thus. Pp (6),7-[189],(3). 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. McIlvaine A12e. Chapters 1-29 of Mike were published with a few changes as Mike at Wrykyn. "All the Jacksons had been to Wrykyn School: and all had shone brilliantly as stars of the cricket field. But even in this talented lamily, Mike, the youngest of the cricketing Jacksons, was outstanding. For in his first term at Wrykyn he found himself rivalling his elder brother, Bob, for theone vacancy in the First Eleven. It was a difficult situation for Mike.... View more info

Head of Kay's. First Edition Thus in dustjacket.

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1974, ISBN:0285621173:

Seller ID: 109938


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Head of Kay's. (London) : Souvenir Press, (1974). FirstEdition Thus. Pp (6),[7]-155,(1). 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to sp ine. McIlvaine A6a9. "Being the head of Kay's brought little honour and absolutely no joy, as Fenn knew only too well from experience. All attempts toquell the little monsters inhabiting the most unpopular house at Eckleton were constantly thwarted by Mr. Kay himself, and it was therefore no wonderthat Fenn availed himself of a heaven-sent opportunity to humiliate the ma levolent master both publicly and uproariously at the school concert. It... View more info

Money In The Bank. First American Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, .N.Y., 1942,:

Seller ID: 109970


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Money in the Bank. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1942.First American Edition. Pp (8),[1]-300,(4). 8vo, illustrated red cloth, black lettering to spine. McIlvaine A64a. "George, sixth viscount Uffenham, a typically impecunious and absent-minded Wodehousian aristocrat,mislays his aunt's fortune in diamonds and is forced to let out his family pile, returning there disguised as a butler named Cakebread to seek the ge ms." Spine sunned, edgeworn, some fading/staining to cloth, glue stains to endpaper gutters, else good. 40.00 View more info

Young Men in Spats. First American Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, .N.Y., 1936,:

Seller ID: 109971


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Young Men in Spats. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1936. First American Edition. Pp (6),[1]-297,(1). 8vo, illustrated green cloth, darker green lettering to spine. McIlvaine A55b. Nine short stories of the English edition, plus three new stories; Contents :1. Fate, pp.[l]-26. 2. The Amazing Hat Mystery, pp.27-51. 3. Good-bye to All Cats, pp.52-75. 4. The Luck of the Stiffhams, pp.76-97. 5. Noblesse Oblige, pp.98-121. 6. Uncle Fred Flits By, pp. 122-47. 7. Archibald and the Masses, pp. 148-73. 8. The Code of the Mulliners, pp. 174-96. 9. The Fiery Wooing of... View more info

Pothunters. First Edition Thus in dustjacket.

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1972, ISBN:0285620703:

Seller ID: 109940


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Pothunters. (London) : Souvenir Press, (1972). First Edition Thus. Pp (8),[9]-158,(2). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. McIlvaine A1a6. "When Jim Thomson left a book of notes, of vital importanceto his impending examination, in the school sports pavilion which housed t he silver sports trophies, he had no idea how complex and difficult a situation it would provoke. To Jim, with his innate sense of adventure and sporting interest, it seemed clear that the only course to take was to extricatehis notes by means of a simple burglary. So that evening after lock-up ... View more info

No Nudes Is Good Nudes. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 109946


WODEHOUSE, P.G. No NUdes Is Good Nudes.. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1970). First American Printing. Pp (6),7-220,(4). 8vo, red cloth spine, lettered in black, red paper covered boards. McIlvaine A92b. Originally published in the U.K. as A Pelican at Blandings (1969). "Skulduggery and romance run riot again at Blandings Castle in this latest of P. G. Wodehouse's fabulously funny novels, featuring the inimitable Hon. Galahad Threepwood and including as well a Nude (an oil painting of one) which is stolen, Pigs [ox specifically one prize pig, the ,Empress of Blandings), Pelicans (not rea... View more info

Purloined Paperweight. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 109944


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Purloined Paperweight. New York : Simon and Schuster, ((1967). First U.S. Printing. Pp (10),9-188,(2). 8vo, yellow cloth spine, lettered in blue, blue paper covered boards. McIlvaine A90a. "Glad tidings! Anew Wodehouse! This is the Old Master's 70th (or 80th or 90th, but don't t ry to get an exact count by looking at the back of the jacket, because, in P. G. Wodehouse's world, as in Einstein's, one and one don't always add up to two) perfect potpourri of happy humour loopy lovabJe charactei and incredible plot complications which are exquisitely untangled. Ingredients? ... View more info

Butler Did It. First American Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 109955


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Butler Did It. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1957. First American Printing. Pp (6),1-214,(4). 8vo, green cloth spine, blue cloth boards, silver lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed black. McIlvaine A80b. A short version of this book, in substantially different form,appeared in Collier's under the title Something Fishy. Spine and page-edge s browned,some edge and corner wear, pened initials to flyleaf, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Big Money. First American Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, N.Y., 1931,:

Seller ID: 109956


WODEHOUSE, P.G. Big Money. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1931. First American Edition. Pp (6),1-316. 8vo, orange cloth, orange lettering on green background, illustrated endpapers, top edge dyed black. . McIlvaine A43a. Most of the big money belongs to Torquil Paterson Frisby,the dyspeptic American millionaire - but that doesn't stop him wanting mor e out of it. His niece, the beautiful Ann Moon, is engaged to 'Biscuit', Lord Biskerton, who doesn't have very much of the stuff and so he has to escape to Valley Fields to hide from his creditors. Spine faded and stained, sp... View more info

White Feather. First Edition Thus in dustjacket.

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1972, ISBN:0285620738:

Seller ID: 109936


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The White Feather. (London) : Souvenir Press, (1972). FirstEdition Thus. Pp (100),[11]-158,(2). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to s pine. McIlvaine A8a9. "Sheen was a studious if rather slothful young fellowwho found little to hold his interest in the fanatically popular school ga mes. He did have a flair for fives but no-one, besides the Games Master, deemed it a worthwhile challenge to take him on. It wa s hardly surprising, therefore, that when presented with a situation that demanded a high degree of school spirit and physical effort Sheen was found wanting. In fact s... View more info

Prefect's Uncle. First Edition Thus in dustjacket.

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1972, ISBN:0285620746:

Seller ID: 109937


WODEHOUSE, P.G. A Prefect's Uncle. (London) : Souvenir Press, (1972). FirstEdition Thus. Pp (8),[9]-160. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. M cIlvaine A2a5. "Returning for the summer term to Beckford College for Boys,Gethryn felt confident that he was in for a good time. He was to take over as head of his house, with all the privileges such a position involved, he was in the sixth form, had made the 1st XV and now as Captain of the house XI it seemed he had a good chance of capturing the coveted cricket cup. Bu t on the very first day of term something quite unforeseeable and, as i... View more info

Small Bachelor. First Edition

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1927,:

Seller ID: 109950


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Small Bachelor. London : Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1927). First British Edition. Pp (4),1-251,(1),[1]-8. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. McIlvaine A37a. The story tells of the romantic troubles of George Finch, a short would-be artist living in New York's Greenwich Village. Wear to spine ends and edges, white spotting to cloth, spine browned, name, some foxing, else a good, solid copy of the first edition.`` 100.00 View more info

Coming of Bill. Eighteenth Printing in dustjacket

By: WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, 1950,: 1950

Seller ID: 109969


WODEHOUSE, P.G. The Coming of Bill. London : Herbert Jenkins Limited, n.d. [1950?]. Eighteenth Printing. Pp (4),v-vi,7-251,(5). 8vo, orange cloth, black letering to front board and spine. Variant of McIlvaine A23b9. First published in the U.S. as Their Mutual Child (1919). The novel tells the story of Kirk Winfield, his wife Ruth, and their young son, Bill. Bill's upbringing is interfered with by Ruth's busybody aunt, Mrs. Lora Delane Porter, who is an author of books intended to uplift the public mind. Unlike most of Wodehouse's novels, it is not a comic novel. A... View more info