Heavy Weather

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Author: Wodehouse, P[elham] G[renville] (1881-1975)

Year: 1933

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Place: Boston

Description:

314 pages. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's black cloth with red lettering to spine and front cover in pictorial jacket. (First's January 2003 pg 45) First American edition limited to 12,000 copies.

Heavy Weather is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on July 28, 1933 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and in the United Kingdom on August 10, 1933 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It had been serialized in the Saturday Evening Post from 27 May to 15 July 1933. It is part of the Blandings Castle series of tales, the fourth full-length novel to be set there, and forms a direct sequel to Summer Lightning (1929), with many of the same characters remaining at the castle from the previous story. It also features the re-appearance by Lord Tilbury, who had previously appeared in Bill the Conqueror (1924) and Sam the Sudden (1925).

Condition:

Previous owner's name on front end paper verso. Jacket with the number .25 under the unclipped price of $2.00, edges professionally restored by Octavaye Studios. else a very good copy in about a near fine but scarce jacket.


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