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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 235

    WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). Men at Arms. London: Chapman & Hall, 1952. 8°. Half title. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (jacket frayed with slight loss at head of backstrip, a few other chips and short tears, lower wrapper lightly stained). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For darling Bridget, with all my love, Evelyn, Sept 2nd, 1952."

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    WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). Men at Arms. London: Chapman & Hall, 1952. 8°. Half title. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (jacket frayed with slight loss at head of backstrip, a few other chips and short tears, lower wrapper lightly stained). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For darling Bridget, with all my love, Evelyn, Sept 2nd, 1952."

    With the same author's Unconditional Surrender (London, 1961, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed, "For Bridget, with love from Evelyn, October 1961"), and a rather worn proof copy of Officers and Gentlemen (London, 1955), completing "The Sword of Honour" trilogy. (3)


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