First Edition of The Unexpurgated Code: A Complete Manual of Survival & Manners; Signed by J.P. Donleavy

  • The Unexpurgated Code: A Complete Manual of Survival & Manners.

The Unexpurgated Code: A Complete Manual of Survival & Manners.

$350.00

Item Number: 442

New York: Delacorte Press, 1975.

First edition of this humorous collection of writings from the author of The Ginger Man. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by J.P. Donleavy opposite the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lynn Braswell.

The Unexpurgated Code takes people through the useful rules of social climbing. The book consists of hundreds of anecdotes and events one may encounter throughout life, and how to deal with them. Examples include, upon embellishing your background, accent improvement, upon the sudden reawakening of your sordid background.

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