The Jovial Ghosts: The Misadventures of Topper (Thorne Smith) soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Methuen & Co., 1939, Hardback in dust wrapper.
First in this edition, first being Arthur Barker, 1935.
From the cover: You will either roar with laughter throughout this book, or you will be supremely bored. That seems to be the fate of all farces.
Thorne Smith is an absolute master of his own kind of farce, and many more people have laughed with him than have been bored …
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Pages a little age-tanned.
Red boards with White titling to the Spine. 312 pages. 7¾” x 5″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Fiction Author: S catalogue?