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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 236

    WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). A Tourist in Africa. London: Chapman & Hall, 1960. 8°. Half title, half tone illustrations. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (very light staining to the upper edge of the upper board, jacket lightly spotted and stained). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Bridget, a Pot Boiler, with love from Evelyn."

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    WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). A Tourist in Africa. London: Chapman & Hall, 1960. 8°. Half title, half tone illustrations. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (very light staining to the upper edge of the upper board, jacket lightly spotted and stained). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Bridget, a Pot Boiler, with love from Evelyn."

    With the same author's A Little Learning (London, 1964, original cloth with dust-jacket, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed, "For Bridget with love from Evelyn, Christmas 1964") and Edmund Campion (London, July 1936, third impression). (3)


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