Section L: Imitations and Parodies

This Section includes stand-alone publications of parodies, imitations and biographies of Wodehouse characters and homages to Wodehouse.

There are some similar materials in the McIlvaine Bibliography Appendix I: Checklist of a Major Private Collection, in the “L7 Other” category.

Some Gems from P. G. Wodehouse, listed in the Section L database, is mentioned in Appendix I.

In addition to the publications listed on the database, if you have any other items of this type not mentioned here, or shorter items that were published within periodicals, we would be interested in them. Please contact the Project Leader to see if they are desired for the Collection.

Table of Contents

Titles in McIlvaine Bibliography

McIlvaine #TitleAuthorBook Cond.DW Cond.DatePublisherNotes
L9A Prawn at Ascot or A Pawn in Aspic: Reconstructed from the True and Original Copy of a Journal by the Hon. Galahad ThreepwoodGould, Charles E. , Jr.F+n/a1987Privately Published, Kent, CT; Printed by Lamb Printing Co., Inc. North Adams MA7 pp. Number 96 of 200 signed copies
L11Dumbarton, Hanshaw and Such-Like PlacesHall, Robert A., Jr.1982Linguistica, Ithaca, New York137 pp.
L12Human Metamorphoses (Val Permberly and Others)Hall, Robert A., Jr.1982Linguistica, Ithaca, New York137 pp.
L13Lovers and HatersHall, Robert A., Jr.1987Linguistica, Ithaca, New York145 pp.
L14Valley Fields and ElsewhereHall, Robert A., Jr.1983Linguistica, Ithaca, New York135 pp.
L15The Ink-Stone: a P. G. Wodehouse Haiku BookIsaacson, Harold J.1985Vantage Press, New York163 pp.
L22Jam TomorrowMagee, David1941Houghton Mifflin, Boston308 pp.
L24Jeeves: A Gentleman's Personal GentlemanParkinson, C. Northcote1979Macdonald and Jane's Publishers, London191 pp.
Jeeves: A Gentleman's Personal GentlemanParkinson, C. NorthcoteNN1979St. Martin's Press, New York1st American Edition, not listed with McIl. L24 UK edition
L25Distinguished VisitorsRoberts, S. C.1937University Press, Cambridge22 pp.
L27Plum Pudding, a Wodehouse AlphabetStow, Margaret & Douglas EditorsNn/a1984Avenue Press, San Francisco32 pp. copy CC of 52 hardbound copies, signed by author, printed by D. & M. Stow
L27Plum Pudding, a Wodehouse AlphabetStow, Margaret & Douglas EditorsVGn/a1984Avenue Press, San Francisco32 pp. 1st Softbound edition, # 21 of 100 signed copies, printed by D. & M. Stow

Titles in McIlvaine Addendum

McIlvaine #TitleAuthorBook Cond.DW Cond.DatePublisherNotes
L30.1Crypt of Cthulhu: Scream for Jeeves: Or, Cats, Rats, and Bertie WoosterH.P.G.Wodecraft (Peter Cannon)F+n/a1990Cryptic Publications, Upper Montclair, NHVol. 9.5 First Edition, Autographed and Annotations by P. Cannon
L30.2Crypt of Cthulhu: Something FoetidH.P.G.Wodecraft (Peter Cannon)F+n/a1991Necronomicon Press, West Warwick, RIVol. 10.2 First Edition, Autographed and Annotations by P. Cannon

Titles Published Post-Addendum or Not in Mclvaine or Addendum

TitleAuthorBook Cond.DW Cond.DatePublisherNotes
The Jeeves Cocktail BookDialogue: Hugh Bredin, Illus.: Russell CoulsonFF1980Ebury Press, LondonFirst Impression
Some Gems from P. G. WodehouseDrawings & Lettering by Pauline BlancNn/a1982Privately Published, San Francisco, CAFirst Pinting #11 of 100, Softbound, heavy brown stock, bookplate signed by author, in McI. App. I Checklist as L7.2
The Lovecraft Papers (contains Scream for Jeeves)P.H. CannonFF-1994Guild America Books, U.S.A.First Edition
The Hungover CookbookMilton CrawfordFn/a2010Square Peg. London1st Ed. , Hardcover, no d.w issued, P.G.W. mentioned/quoted on 4 pp. & back cover
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells An Homage to P. G. WodehouseFaulks, SebasianNN2013St. Martin's Press, New YorkFirst U.S. Edition
Canine Classics Graphic Classics Volume 25 (contains The Mixer short story)Adapted by Antonella Caputo, Illustrated by Shepherd HendrixNn/a2014Eureka Productions, Moutn Horeb. WIPaperback, First Edtion, comic book adaptation of The Mixer short story
De Grote Match (The Big Match)Adapted by Jack Spieger, Illustrated by Leen Spierenburg (pseud. of Spieger)Nn/a2015Een Mitgrave Van De P.G.Wodehouse Society (The Dutch P. G. Wodehouse Society)Paperback, Facsimile of 1948 edition, "The First Wodehouse Comic Book: The Big Match", based on "Psmith Journalist"
Goodnight, Mr. WodehouseSullivan, FaithNN2015Milweed Editions, Minneapolis, MNFirst Edition, homage, fiction, 56 year fan of PGW
Jeeves and the King of Clubs A Novel in Homage to P. G. WodehouseSchott, BenNN2018Little, Brown and Company, New York, Boston, LondonFirst U.S. Edition
Crikey! How Did That Happen? The [refreshingly unauthorized] Biography of Sir Bertram Wooster, KGStrathcarron, IanNn/a2018Affable Media Ltd., Hamptshire, U.K.Paperback, First Edition