Me and Mr Murphy
Short stories from Irish author Lynn Doyle
First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in the original blue cloth with printed titling to spine. 19 × 12.5cm, 286pp.
A series of short stories from Irish comic author Lynn Doyle (pseud. Leslie Alexander Montgomery, he originally wrote as Lynn C Doyle ie Linseed Oil!)
This book is part of a collection from the library of Alice Thomas Ellis, the author, who was fiction editor at Duckworth, the publishing house run by her husband Colin Haycraft. (Provenance: Trevanion & Dean)
A good copy, with some fading to the spine but in generally solid shape. As this was the publisher's copy, "file" has been pencilled to the title page and there are few pencil annotation that don't affect the text.