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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 231

    WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). When the Going was Good. London: Duckworth, 1946. 8°. Half title, coloured frontispiece portrait of the author by Henry Lamb, folding map (occasional very light spotting). Original yellow cloth, spine lettered in blue (very lightly stained, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Bridget with love from Evelyn, Christmas 1946."

    Price Realised  

    WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). When the Going was Good. London: Duckworth, 1946. 8°. Half title, coloured frontispiece portrait of the author by Henry Lamb, folding map (occasional very light spotting). Original yellow cloth, spine lettered in blue (very lightly stained, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Bridget with love from Evelyn, Christmas 1946."

    With the same author's Waugh in Abyssinia (London, 1936, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed, "Bridget & Eddie, with best love from Evelyn." (2)


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