London, South Kensington
13 November 2008
WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). Mexico. An Object Lesson. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1939. 8°. Half title (occasional light spotting). Original hessian lettered and decorated in red, dust-jacket (backstrip lightly browned, some light rubbing to edges). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, signed "E. Waugh" on front free endpaper.
With the first English edition of the same work, Robbery Under Law: the Mexican Object-Lesson (London, 1939, original cloth, without the dust-jacket). (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
The Plantin Polyglot bible — offered on 11 July — makes an emotional homecoming to the Antwerp printing press where it was produced some 450 years ago
Marianne Ihlen inspired some of the Canadian poet and musician’s greatest work. A selection of his gifts to her are offered in Valuable Books & Manuscripts on 11 July
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection