London: Hutchinson of London, 1970. First Edition. Boards. 8vo, bright green textured boards, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with cartoon illustrated Jack of Clubs, 118 +  Bibliography. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2126
SUPERIOR CONDITION inside & out!
Spike Hughes (1908-1987) was by profession primarily a skilled jazz musician who turned author. His highly popular and amusing "Coarse" series included works on cricket, travel, gardening, entertaining, and language.
Previous owner's inscription on free front endpaper.