Jill the Reckless
London, Herbert Jenkins, c1924. Cloth. London: Herbert Jenkins, c1924. Cloth. Good Only. 7" by 5". None. A charming tale of 'Jill the Reckless', by the author P G Wodehouse. 'Jill The Reckless' is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on October 11, 1920 by George H. Doran, New York, (under the title The Little Warrior), and in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins, London, on 4 July 1921. It was serialised in Collier's (US) between 10 April and 28 August 1920, in Maclean's (Canada) between 1 August and 15 November 1920, in both cases as 'The Little Warrior', and, as 'Jill the Reckless', in the Grand Magazine (UK), from September 1920 to June 1921. The heroine here, Jill Mariner, is a young woman from the lower end of the upper class. We follow her through financial disaster, a broken engagement, an awkward stay with some grasping relatives, employment as a chorus girl, and of course, the finding of true love. Previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper dated 1924 and ex-libris bookplate to front pastedown. In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Light wear to extremities and the odd mark and slight ink spot to boards. Hinges strained. Internally, binding strained with some pages loose. Pages are bright and generally clean, with scattered foxing and handling marks. Good Only . Ill.: None. Good Only .
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Book number: MOD6-C-7
GBP 12.99 [Appr.: EURO 15 US$ 18.1 | JP¥ 1922]
Keywords: jill the reckless p g wodehouse the little warrior macleans p g wodehouse None