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  • Jeeves In The Offing., Wodehouse, P. G
  • Jeeves In The Offing., Wodehouse, P. G
  • Jeeves In The Offing., Wodehouse, P. G
  • Jeeves In The Offing., Wodehouse, P. G
  • Jeeves In The Offing., Wodehouse, P. G

Author Name    Wodehouse, P. G

Title   Jeeves In The Offing.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Edition   1st; 2nd issue

Publisher   London Herbert Jenkins, 1960

Seller ID   37933

First English edition, second issue. Small 8vo, original cloth; light wear, dust jacket (minor wear). Price clipped, Barrie & Jenkins price label present. Tight, bright copy. McIlvaine A83b, variant 5 (but blue cloth, not tan). Jeeves and Wooster novels, Fresh copy. ; 0

Price = 131.60 USD


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