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The Best Howlers

[Horace] Cecil Hunt

Horace Cecil Hunt was a journalist, editor, novelist and anthologist. He was also a good friend of Edmund Blampied and his wife, Marianne. Hunt published his first book of 'howlers' in 1928 and his last in 1951. He published three books of 'howlers' between 1937 and 1939 which were all illustrated by Edmund Blampied: Hand-picked Howlers, More Hand-picked Howlers and Ripe Howlers.

Second (revised) edition

Bibliography code: EB-49.1

Publisher: Ernest Benn

Series: none

Year: 1949

Format: 8vo

Pages: 130

Binding: Bright red plain cloth; title, author and publisher vertically in black on spine; plain rear boards

Size: 189x 127 mm

Dust jacket: Pen and ink drawing of Hunt on rear panel of jacket signed Blampied

Internal illustrations: none

Price: 6 shillings

Printing history: First published 1928; 8th impression, 1932; Second (revised) edition, 1949

Printed by: Hugh Paton and Sons Limited, Edinburgh

Image of dust jacket

Dust jacket (click to enlarge)