The Polderoy Papers.
Michael Joseph Ltd. 26 Bloomsbury Street, W.C.1.
8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 288 pp. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper, which has chips at head and tail of spine, A little wear to extremities, browning of top edge and spotting largely confined to fly leaves; otherwise a very good copy. 1947 signature on first free endpaper. Illustrated by photographic portrait frontispiece. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. A work of social satire, this is a humorous fiction purporting to be the diaries of Henry William Polderoy (1825-1902), covering the years 1868-1886. Edward Colwyn Vulliamy (1886-1971) was a Welsh historian, biographer and writer of mystery novels. Third impression of first edition published 1943.
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