Ukridge - P. G. Wodehouse 1924 - Herbert Jenkins, London - First Edition, in early issue (1940) dust jacket. These ten stories are told by 'Corky' Corcoran, who had been at Wrykyn with Ukridge and to whom Ukridge was always a threat - borrowing money and clothes. Here we meet 'Battling' Billson, the soft-hearted heavyweight boxer whom Ukridge is promoting; Ukridge's rich Aunt Julia; George Tupper of the Foreign Office, another school friend of Ukridge's; Evan Jones, a Welsh revivalist whose preaching makes Battling Billson think fighting is wicked; Bowles, Corky's ex-butler landlord in Ebury Street; Flossie, the barmaid, Billson's fiancée; and Mabel Price of Clapham Common to whom Ukridge becomes perilously engaged. And finally Lady Lakenheath, Millie's Aunt Elizabeth with a multilingual parrot, Leonard.   All the stories had previously appeared in the Strand in the UK and, one month earlier, in Cosmopolitan in the US

First published in UK: June 3 1924 by Herbert Jenkins, London
First published as
He Rather Enjoyed It in US: March 19 1926 by George H. Doran, New York

References: The Russian Wodehouse Society. Madame Ulalie. McIlvaine A32a. Richard Usborne,
Plum Sauce. A P G Wodehouse Companion.
pp. 256.
In later issue dust jacket with price of 5/- on green sticker to the spine (first issue priced at 7/6) with
Quick Service (published October 1940) printed as latest title to the rear panel.
  Condition: Very good, boards bright and without fading, foxed, small booksellers plate to front pastedown, in very good dust jacket, soiling to spine and rear panel, patch of abrasion to lower third of rear flap.   Ref: 106791   Price: HK$ 12,000