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Title:The Grass Is Always Greener
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.60)
Item ID:SB00-0116845
Publisher:The Shakespeare Head, London – New York – Sydney – Paris, 1948
Illustrator:Frank Cowles
Dust Jacket:Good
The Shakespeare Head, 1948, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Frank Cowles

The text is illustrated with black-and-white line drawings by Frank Cowles. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Frank Cowles, with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Suffering from a monumental hangover Henry Sherman steps out of a shower and into another man's body and life – Baxter Oldershaw. To the surprise of Baxter Oldershaw's wife, secretary, friends and workmates, the easy-going persona of Henry Sherman, turns everything upside down. Softening and fading to the backstrip edges with bumping of the book corners and rubbing of the lower book edges. Some Roshan to the top edge of the rear book panel. Browning of the textblock edges and pages. Previous owners name to the top edge of the front paste-down. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Heavy rubbing of the dustwrapper panels and sunning to the backstrip. Browning in staining to the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 7-217, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Frank Cowles. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Humour; Inventory No: 0116845.
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