Young Men in Spats - P. G. Wodehouse 1940 - Herbert Jenkins Limited, London - Third Printing A fine pre-war example in wonderful 1930’s style dust jacket.

Freddie Widgeon discovers the disadvantages of doing good deeds; Cyril Fotheringay Phipps and Reginald Pongo Twisleton-Twisleton are reunited and Pongo visits old family estates with Uncle Fred; and Percy Wimbolt and Nelson Cork encounter the amazing hat mystery of Alice in Wonderland Toppers.
  First published in UK: April 3 1936 by Herbert Jenkins, London
First published in US: July 24 1936 by Doubleday Doran, Garden City, New York

Provenance: Berdil Wiging, with their name to front and 29/5 ‘56 to rear.

References: The Russian Wodehouse Society. Madame Eulalie. McIlvaine A55.

Octavo (book size 18.9x13cm), pp. 312 [8 (publisher’s ‘Wodehouse’ ads)]. In publisher’s orange cloth, publisher’s logos in black to rear panel and spine, black lettering to spine and upper board. With advertisements listing
Quick Service as the most recent publication (published October 1940). Dust jacket spine priced at ‘5/-’ (first issue was priced at 7/6), front flap with last Wodehouse title listed as The Mating Season (published September 1949).
  Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket with minor wear to corners and spine ends.   Ref: 111418   Price: HK$ 2,500