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Waugh, Evelyn
MEN AT ARMS. A NOVEL. CHAPMAN & HALL, 1952
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209
Waugh, Evelyn
MEN AT ARMS. A NOVEL. CHAPMAN & HALL, 1952
Estimate
3,0005,000
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Waugh, Evelyn
MEN AT ARMS. A NOVEL. CHAPMAN & HALL, 1952
8vo, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY WAUGH ("Inscribed fro Mr. Saul | Shapiro by Evelyn Waugh | Feb 1953") on title, half-title, later full pale brown morocco with black morocco inlays depicting the silhouettes of two soldiers, top edge gilt, patterned endpapers, collector's matching brown morocco and black cloth slipcase, spine very slightly darkened
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Provenance

Saul Shapiro, presentation inscription

Catalogue Note

THE FIRST TITLE IN WAUGH'S 'SWORD OF HONOUR' TRILOGY, INSCRIBED TO CANADIAN BOOK COLLECTOR SAUL SHAPIRO. Shapiro (b.1910) collected English language titles of Jewish interest, which he would have signed by the author and rebound in attractive bindings. Much of his library is now in the collection of the McGill Library, Montreal.

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