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English Prep School Humor, Pair

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair
English Prep School Humor, Pair

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Product Information

Era:

Vintage; 1910-1950

Condition:

Very Good; chips to jackets

Materials:

paper

Size:

8" L x 5.5" W x 1" H

Color/Finish:

red/blue

Why We Love This

Whizz for Atomms and How to Be Topp by Ronald Searle and Geoffrey Willans. London: Max Parrish, 1954 and 1956. First printings. Two rare, first UK editions of these seminal works, in well-preserved jackets with bright color and some edge wear. Nigel Molesworth gives us his guide to prep school; Latin, cricket, space travel and schoolboy fantasy. Owner's dedication in one, otherwise fine examples of classic 50s British humor, with Searle's immortal drawings. Hardcover.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Why We Love This

Whizz for Atomms and How to Be Topp by Ronald Searle and Geoffrey Willans. London: Max Parrish, 1954 and 1956. First printings. Two rare, first UK editions of these seminal works, in well-preserved jackets with bright color and some edge wear. Nigel Molesworth gives us his guide to prep school; Latin, cricket, space travel and schoolboy fantasy. Owner's dedication in one, otherwise fine examples of classic 50s British humor, with Searle's immortal drawings. Hardcover.

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.