London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-66). Robbery Under Law: The Mexican Object-Lesson. London: Chapman and Hall, 1939. 8°. Half title. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, dust-jacket (a few short tears to jacket, one tear at upper edge of upper wrapper with some surrounding surface-wear). Provenance: John McKelvie, 1939 (signature on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION.
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