Company for Henry; or, The Purloined Paperweight

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


Original publisher's red cloth binding with multicolored illustrated dust wrapper. Jacket design by Osbert Lancaster. 5 1/2" x 8." 222 pages, complete. A page in the front of the book and the back flap of the dust wrapper list other books by P. G. Wodehouse. Back panel of dust wrapper has a reprinted black and white portrait photograph of the author and advertises another one of his books, The World of Jeeves. Pages and covers of book are very clean, intact, and undamaged. Former ownership inscription in blue ink pen on front pastedown that says, "Geordie." Dust wrapper is very clean and intact with minuscule chipping at the top of the spine and slight edge wear. Outer plastic coating of the dust wrapper is chipping a bit near the front hinge. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. No remainder marks. A Fine book in a Very Good dust wrapper. The story centers around an impoverished man named Henry who tries to sell an antique paperweight from an estate, but the trustees won't allow him to do it. However, Henry meets an avid collector names J. Wendell Stickney who is keen on acquiring the valuable heirloom. In typical Wodehouse fashion, various misadventures arise as more characters enter the fray.

Title: Company for Henry; or, The Purloined Paperweight

Author Name: Wodehouse, P. G.

Categories: Literature,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, England, Herbert Jenkins: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 020527

Keywords: Fiction. Comic novels. English literature. Comedy. Humor. Satire. English humorists. English authors. P G Wodehouse. Wodehousiana. Company for Henry. Purloined Paperweight. J Wendell Stickney. Bill Hardy. Osbert Lancaster. SG-74.,