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Author paints a portrait of a put-upon host in a permanent state of war with his ghastly guests; Perhaps Basil Fawlty of Fawlty Towers received some inspiration from this celebrated book.
Blue cloth boards with gilt spine title and decorations. Light shelf handling. Text clean with even toning. 7 inches tall. 294 pages with publisher adverts.
John Fothergill ran the Spread Eagle in Thame, England becoming quite a legend. He saw The Spread Eagle as a delicious secret to be shared among those who could see its charms, not the general public. He REALLY didn’t care for the general public. Fothergill had an extremely idiosyncratic idea of what being a host entailed – he could be perfectly beastly to people he felt weren’t right for his establishment.
Title: …An Inkeeper's Diary.
Edition: 4th Printing
Publisher: London:, Chatto & Windus,: 1932
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 005633