Over Seventy: An Autobiography with Digressions

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

Year: 1957

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins

Place: London


190+[2 ad] pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and facsimile signature to cover in original pictorial jacket. (APG 91b) First British edition.

Over Seventy is an autobiographical work by P.G. Wodehouse, including a collection of articles originally from Punch magazine. It was first published in the United States on 3 May 1956 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title America, I Like You, and in the United Kingdom, in a considerably expanded form, on October 11, 1957 by Herbert Jenkins, London, with the Over Seventy title and the subtitle An Autobiography with Digressions. Much of the writing describes Wodehouse's feelings concerning the United States, his adopted homeland, with the journalism and stories inserted in context.


Some light foxing. Jacket price clipped, spine sunned, 1/2" x 2" chipped at back head corner, spine ends chipped and creased, closed edge tears and some chips else a very good copy in a good to very good jacket.


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