SHORT AND SWEET. London: John Lane The Bodley Head. New York: John Lane Company, 1919. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] ix-x [xi-xii] 1-251 [252: blank] [253-254: ads] [255-256: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. fore edge and bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Collection of short humorous sketches and stories, many with golf settings, first appearing in PUNCH and other English periodicals, published posthumously in book form by his family as a memorial after the author's death at age 24 in World War I. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, spine a bit darkened, still a very good copy of a scarce book. (#112635).
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