Essays in Satire
Eleven essays from Ronald Knox
First edition, first printing. Hardback bound in quarter cloth with patterned paper covered boards. 19 × 12.5cm, 287pp.
A collection of eleven essays from Ronald Knox, a mix of Anglican humour and literary essays. Contents: Introduction; On Humour and Satire, 1. Reunion All Round, 2. Absolute and Abitofhell, 3. A New Cure for Religion, 4. The New Sin, 5. Studies in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes, 6. A Ramble in Barsetshire, 7. The Identity of the Pseudo-Bunyan, 8. The Authorship of "In Memoriam", 9. Materials for a Boswellian Problem, 10. Jottings from a Psycho-Analyst's Note-Book, 11. A Forgotten Interlude.
A good plus copy. The covers are rather dusty, dulled and rubbed but the contents in good, strong, readable condition. Neat previous owner's name to ffep.