The Westminster Alice. Illustrated by F. Carruthers Gould.

  • Munro, Hector H. ('Saki')
  • [London]: Reprinted from the Westminster Gazette 1902


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4to, pp. 44, [4, ads]. Modern plain cloth-backed boards. A touch of soiling, gentle vertical crease throughout, one or two corners chipped. Pencilled ownership inscription of W. L. Lorimer rubbed out but still legible on title-page.


The second book by 'Saki' (1870-1916), collecting satirical sketches of British politics from the Westminster Gazette. It was published in two settings of type within the same year and issued in several forms (wrappers first, then boards), with this the first issue (comma after 'Munro' on title-page). The copy of William Laughton Lorimer (1885-1967), translator of the New Testament into Scots.

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