Book Description
FIRST EDITION, 7 full-page line drawings by the author, pp. vii, 150, foolscap 8vo, original quarter black cloth with marbled paper boards, backstrip lettered in gilt with slight lean to spine, a little rubbing to corners, top edge red, free endpapers browned, very good
Dealer Notes
Inscribed by the author to the flyleaf: ‘Dolly, With best love from Dicky ‘The Bastard’ to [figure of dancing or running man?]’.

An amusing, satirical fantasy novel, set in Oxford University at the close of the twentieth century, from the well-known ballet critic, presumably incorporating impressions from the year he spent at Balliol.
Author Buckle (Richard)
Date 1939

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