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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    WAUGH, Evelyn. The Life of the Right Reverend Ronald Knox. London: Chapman & Hall, 1959. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece portrait, title printed in red and black, half tone plates. Original brown buckram, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (small white stain to upper cover, some light staining to lower cover). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 29 PRESENTATION COPIES, this copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Bridget [Grant, Waugh's sister-in-law] with love from Evelyn 8th October 1959."

    Price Realised  

    WAUGH, Evelyn. The Life of the Right Reverend Ronald Knox. London: Chapman & Hall, 1959. 8°. Half title, half tone frontispiece portrait, title printed in red and black, half tone plates. Original brown buckram, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (small white stain to upper cover, some light staining to lower cover). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 29 PRESENTATION COPIES, this copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Bridget [Grant, Waugh's sister-in-law] with love from Evelyn 8th October 1959."


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