Author:Jesty, Simon


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'Ye Drunken Damozel': The Tavern in the Folly

By: Jesty, Simon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harrison Smith & Robert Haas: 1932

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22412

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dj

[moderately shelfworn, light-colored staining along front joint; jacket has paper loss at several corners, various small nicks and tears, some soiling and age-darkening to rear panel]. Somewhat phantasmagorical novel about a young fellow, the bastard son of a sailor, who grows up in a grimy quayside London cul-de-sac and falls in love with a "slum-sprite" girl whose lowlife father runs the titular pub. Returning some years later from military service, he finds that she's run off and become a celebrated chanteuse; he tracks her down to Rio, but she denies her younger identity, which of... View more info