London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). Officers and Gentlemen. A Novel. London: Chapman & Hall, 1955. 8°. Half title. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (jacket with a few short tears, rubbed at corners). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed (in turquoise ink), 'For the Tablet, with profound respect from Evelyn Waugh.'
With the same author's Men at Arms (London, 1952, without the jacket) and Unconditional Surrender (London, 1961, with the jacket), both FIRST EDITIONS completing the 'Sword of Honour' trilogy. (3)
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