The Return of Jeeves.New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954 Stock Code: 142238
NotesFirst US edition, first printing. First printed in the UK a year earlier as Ring for Jeeves, The Return of Jeeves is the first Wodehouse novel published by Simon and Schuster (who published the rest of his books in the US).
Octavo. Original beige cloth-backed dark grey boards, titles to spine and author's facsimile signature to front board in brown, top edge red. With the dust jacket.
Ink gift inscription dated June 1954 to front free endpaper; pictorial bookplate of British bibliophile Douglas R. Vining to front pastedown. Minute bumping and rubbing to corners, the binding otherwise firm and unfaded, slight spotting to edges, internally fresh and unmarked. A near-fine copy in the very good jacket, slight wear to corners, spine gently sunned, toning to rear panel, not price-clipped.
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