Herbert Jenkins, 1947.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Orange cloth with black titles. Pictorial dustwrapper by Frank Ford. A near fine copy with clean boards. Internally clean with some light spots to textblock edge. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper is complete with light edgewear to extremities. Not priceclipped with a Barrie & Jenkins £1.50 price label to front flap. An attractive copy of this timeless Blandings novel.
Sixth full length novel set at Blandings Castle, the seat of Lord Emsworth. The Empress [pig] is to be painted, fearsome aunts & mad uncles abound mixed in with Freddie & Galahad Threepwood and Gally's godson, Billy Lister in hot pursuit of Prudence and the full moon is throwing up a lot of strange goings on.