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Book Description

n.d. (as called for). FIRST TRADE EDITION. Crown 8vo, pp. [vi], 144, incl. Boyle’s frontis and seven full-page illustrations, plus decorated initials. Navy blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Top edge blue (faded). Blue marbled endpapers. Spine cocked, slight bend to boards, else, tight and bright. In the original dust jacket: toned, extremities chipped, edgewear, blue staining to top of both flaps. Still, a pleasing copy of Waugh’s slight satirical novel of Hollywood and the LA funeral business.
Dealer Notes
With a printed dedication to Nancy Mitford, framed in an urn.
Terry Southern and Christopher Isherwood adapted Waugh’s novel for Hollywood in 1965, with Tony Richardson directing.
Author WAUGH, Evelyn; BOYLE, Stuart (illustrator)
Date [1948]
Publisher London: Chapman & Hall
Condition Very good/ very good

Price: £75.00

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