Lockridge, Norman – Editor,: World's Wit and Wisdom
Book Number: 0126407
Biltmore Publishing Company, New York, 1945. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Introduction by editor, acknowledgements, author index and subject index. Black coloured, textured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured decoration and titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "No mere collection of wit and wisdom is this book. You will delight in every one of its 5,902 tidbits of breezy, unexpurgated merriment. But even more important, in its humour-studded pages is the key to popularity – exactly the right thing to say at the right time." – from front fold over panel blurb. A little softening of the back strip edges with bumping to the top book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Faint offset tanning to the end pages with a few handling marks to the pages. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Fading to the back strip along with stains – please see photograph. Rubbing of the dustwrapper panels with a little staining of the verso of the dustwrapper. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 9 - 585,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books for Writers; Quotations; Humour. Inventory No: 0126407.