Hamish Hamilton, 1949, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: James Thurber
foreword by author. The text is illustrated with cartoons drawn by the author throughout. Green coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and black coloured titles and illustration to the backstrip. Bumping, rubbing and fading to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. A little rubbing to the other book panels. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and internal text. Foxing to the endpapers and original bookseller's speaker to the lower left-hand corner of the free front end paper. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by James Thurber, with red and white coloured background and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. A few small closed tears to the top dustwrapper edge with associated creasing. Rubbing, staining, browning and foxing to the dustwrapper panels. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, and lower right-hand corner. Foxing to the first of the dustwrapper and a previous owner has supported the dustwrapper tears to the top edge with tape, tape still in situ. This book was first published in 1949 and is a collection of cartoons and essays in the inimitable Thurber style. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. (6) VII-X (4) 3-340 pages, . Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Thurber. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry ; Humour ; Cartoons ; Illustrated; Inventory No: 0110999.