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Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli

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Title:Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli
Price:GBP£20.00 (about USD$25.10)
Book ID:B009-3434
Publisher:Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London, 1929
Edition:Second Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, 1929, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Second Edition

Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli begins with the Cardinal christening a dog in his cathedral ('And thus being cleansed and purified, I do call thee "Crack"!') and ends with His Eminence dying of a heart attack while chasing, naked, a choirboy around the aisles. The English poet Brian Howard called Firbank's 'Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli' : "the wittiest book ever written". Size: Octavo (standard book size). 80 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's signature in ink to fep.. Gilt titles spine. Bumping & wear to corners. red cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Novels; Humour; Humorous Fiction; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3434.
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