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WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : BLACK MISCHIEF.

WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : BLACK MISCHIEF.

London : Chapman & Hall, (1932). First edition. His third novel – the modernisation of the Azanian empire.
Crown 8vo (20cm). (304)pp. Frontispiece map. Original lizard pattern red and black cloth, lettered in gilt; just lightly rubbed; some spotting, mainly to prelims and edges; a few faint marks, but a very good copy. Faint ownership inscription of M. A. Watson.

£125

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WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : SCOOP : A NOVEL ABOUT JOURNALISTS.

WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : SCOOP : A NOVEL ABOUT JOURNALISTS.

London : Chapman & Hall, (1938). First edition. “Up to a point, Lord Copper” – the wrong Boot is sent to Ishmaelia.
Crown 8vo (20cm). [viii],308,[ii]pp. Original lizard pattern red and black cloth, lettered in gilt; mild tanning of endpapers; some spotting, mainly of edges, but a very good, bright, and sound copy. Small Brentano’s of Paris bookshop label on rear pastedown.

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WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : BRIDESHEAD REVISITED : THE SACRED AND PROFANE MEMORIES OF CAPTAIN CHARLES RYDER : A NOVEL.

WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : BRIDESHEAD REVISITED : THE SACRED AND PROFANE MEMORIES OF CAPTAIN CHARLES RYDER : A NOVEL.

London : Chapman & Hall, 1945. First edition. “Chapter One : I meet Sebastian Flyte – and Anthony Blanche – I visit Brideshead for the first time”.
Crown 8vo (186 x 122mm). 304pp. Bound in an elegant recent full burgundy morocco, banded and ruled in gilt; a very good copy.

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WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN : A NOVEL.

WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN : A NOVEL.

London : Chapman & Hall, 1955. First edition. The second volume in Waugh’s “Sword of Honour” trilogy – “‘Men at Arms’ ended with the death of Apthorpe. ‘Officers and Gentlemen’ begins with the placation of his spirit, a ritual preparation for the descent into the nether world of Crete”.
Crown 8vo (20cm). [x],(336),[ii]pp. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt; top edge blue; a few slight marks; a few edge-spots, but a very good copy in the original Val Biro dust-jacket – a design in blue, yellow, white and black – lightly marked, with a few nicks and a very short tear, the lower panel spotted, but complete and attractive still.

£75

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WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : MEN AT ARMS : A NOVEL.

WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 : MEN AT ARMS : A NOVEL.

London : Chapman & Hall, 1952. First edition. The first novel of what became the Sword of Honour trilogy – Guy Crouchback seeks personal salvation.
Crown 8vo (20cm). (vi),314pp. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt; top edge blue; mild tanning of endpapers, but a very good copy in an unusually good dust-jacket – the red Val Biro design for once virtually unfaded, with minimal wear, and just some areas of light tanning on flaps and lower panel.

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