(#75290) THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK. Claude Houghton, Claude Houghton Oldfield.

THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK. London: The Queensway Press, n.d. [1935]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-316 [317-320: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks used as front and rear paste-downs and free endpapers], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in green. First edition. Houghton's updated expansion of a short story by Jerome K. Jerome (first published in BLACK AND WHITE MAGAZINE, 24 November 1904) and popular 1908 play of the same title, in which "a gentle, Christlike stranger brings out 'the good side' of everyone he encounters in a shabby London boardinghouse" (Sullivan). Reginald 07443. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. A beautiful copy. In custom tan cloth slipcase. (#75290).

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