Pub, a Celebration.

London & Harlow: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1969.

Octavo (20 x 14 cm.), [iv], 242, [3] pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. Reflections on the British institution of the public house, with contributions from Nancy Banks-Smith, Dan Farson, J.B. Priestley, Marjorie Proops and others, and illustrated by distinguished cartoonists including Jak and Ronald Searle. Near fine in publisher's red cloth, extra-illustrated with a photographic business card for "The White Lion" pub in Essex, and a clipping from a newspaper describing a pagan ritual (really just a solstice ceremony) being watched by patrons of a Yorkshire. In a near-fine, unclipped dust jacket, with a design by Osbert Lancaster.

Price: $50.00