Item Details

Mr. Birdsall Breezes Through

by W.H. Mack
Format
Book
Published
New York : Hillman-Curl, Inc., 1937.
Language
English
Description
288 pages ; 20 cm
Notes
  • Date of publication appears on the recto of the title page and in the copyright notice.
  • "With courtly bravado, ingenuity and deceit, Mr. Birdsall of the sagging paunch, bloated face, and angelic eyes, delivers devastating witticisms apropos of such sundry maters as precocious brats, hen-pecked husbands, belligerent wives, literary teas, publishers' machinations, artless burglars, and that divine soporific-- love. He wanders about the American scene ridiculously getting himself into dramatic trouble and then extricating himself with a fluency and native shrewdness that has not been seen since the Connecticut Yankee left King Arthur's Court. ... For Wodehouse fans." -- Front dust jacket flap.
  • "A cyclone of quips, epigrams and scandalous hilarity" Dust jacket.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original brown cloth; dust jacket; partially unopened. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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