Collected Sketches and Lyrics.London, Hutchinson & Co.,  Stock Code: 138938
NotesFirst collected edition, first impression, signed by the author on the half-title. This was Coward's first collection of sketches, taken from the revues London Calling (1923), On with the Dance (1925), This Year of Grace (1928), Cochran's Revue (1931), and The Third Little Show (1931). It includes "Mad Dogs and Englishmen", first performed that year, which soon became Coward's signature song.
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket.
Photographic portrait frontispiece.
Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A fine copy in very good jacket, price-clipped, spine panel lightly sunned, slight soiling and rubbing, minor chipping at extremities.
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