Fish Preferred

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

Year: 1929

Publisher: Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc.

Place: Garden City

Description

326 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with yellow lettering to spine and front cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition, which was published under the title Summer Lightning in the same year.

Fish Preferred is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 1 July 1929 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 19 July 1929 by Herbert Jenkins, London, as Summer Lightening. It was serialized in The Pall Mall Magazine (UK) between March and August 1929 and in Collier's (US) from 6 April to 22 June 1929. It forms part of the Blandings Castle saga, being the third full-length novel to be set there, after Something Fresh (1915) and Leave It to Psmith (1923). Heavy Weather (1933) forms a semi-sequel to the story, with many of the same characters involved.

Condition:

Previous owner's name and date "October 26th, 1929" on front end paper. Jacket edge repaired. some light soiling else a better than very good copy in like jacket.


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