The Old Reliable
London - Herbert Jenkins. 1951, First edition. Hardcover. Book, A First Edition of this novel by Wodehouse. The novel was serialised in Collier's magazine from 24 June to 22 July 1950, under the title Phipps to the Rescue. The story is set in Hollywood, and follows the romantic and financial difficulties of various film stars, writers, movie moguls, butlers and safe-crackers. It was adapted as a made-for-TV movie in 1988 under the title Tales from the Hollywood Hills: The Old Reliable. Condition: In a red cloth binding. Externally, very smart with just minor shelfwear only; with bumping to the extremities, and a few small marks to the rear board. The rear hinge is slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound with bright, clean pages; just small marks to the front endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE. Near Fine.
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Book number: 042400
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