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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Rare books by Evelyn Waugh, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Vile Bodies and Brideshead Revisited.

Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966) is generally recognised as one of the leading English prose writers of the 20th century. His early reputation was founded on a brilliant succession of satirical comic novels; he also published a sequence of travel books, often related to his fictional themes.

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  1. Colleagues.

    Colleagues.

    First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket, which was designed by Evelyn Waugh. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1923

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 111189

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  2. [The novels and short stories.]

    [The novels and short stories.]

    First editions, first impressions, of all of Waugh's full-length novels, from Decline and Fall (1928) to Unconditional Surrender (1961), and his volume of short stories, Mr. Loveday's Little Outing and other Sad Stories (1936). Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1928

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 110684

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  3. Decline and Fall.

    Decline and Fall.

    An illustrated novelette.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,800

    Date of Publication: 1928

    Published:

    Stock Code: 42577

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  4. Vile Bodies.
    signed

    Vile Bodies.

    First edition, first impression of Waughs second novel. Presentation copy inscribed to David and Tamara Talbot Rice on the front free endpaper: For David Tamara with love from Evelyn (published Jan. 14th 1930). David Talbot Rice was a member of the group at Oxford known as the Hypocrites Club, along with Waugh, Anthony Powell, and Harold Acton. He and his wife Tamara, also an undergraduate at the same time, were Byzantine and Islamic art scholars of some note. Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 91174

    Signed: Yes

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  5. Vile Bodies.

    Vile Bodies.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £750

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 80089

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  6. Labels. A Mediterranean Journal.

    Labels. A Mediterranean Journal.

    First edition, first impression. An unusually nice copy. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 83127

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  7. Vile Bodies.

    Vile Bodies.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £575

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 85639

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  8. Vile Bodies.

    Vile Bodies.

    Tenth printing, presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper: "For Bob this body in a fine integument from Evelyn" Vile Bodies, Waugh's second published novel, sold splendidly well upon publication, going through seven printings in as many weeks, and established Waugh as the pre-eminent novelist of his generation, while gaining him entry into the fashionable drawing rooms of Mayfair. Learn More
    £5,000

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 87379

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  9. Vile Bodies.

    Vile Bodies.

    First edition, first impression, in the second state jacket. Learn More
    £17,500

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London,

    Stock Code: 42002

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  10. Vile Bodies.

    Vile Bodies.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed "Evelyn Waugh, London, 1930." Waugh's second novel. Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 76239

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  11. Vile Bodies.

    Vile Bodies.

    First edition, first impression of Waugh's second novel. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1930

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102109

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  12. Remote People.

    Remote People.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £100

    Date of Publication: 1931

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 83130

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  13. Black Mischief.
    signed

    Black Mischief.

    A wonderfully personal association copy to a woman who would become one of the greatest loves of Waughs life. First edition, first impression, out-of-series large paper copy, from an edition of 250 copies, signed presentation inscription from the author to Diana Cooper to limitation page. Lady Diana Cooper (18921986) socialite, actress and one of Waughs longest abiding companions. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 112486

    Signed: Yes

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  14. Black Mischief.

    Black Mischief.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 81811

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  15. Black Mischief.
    signed

    Black Mischief.

    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered large-paper copies with extra illustrations by Waugh not included in the trade edition, and signed by him on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 84115

    Signed: Yes

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  16. Black Mischief.
    signed

    Black Mischief.

    First edition, first impreesion, large paper issue. One of just 250 numbered copies with extra illustrations by Waugh and signed by him. The best copy we have handled. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 86270

    Signed: Yes

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  17. Black Mischief.

    Black Mischief.

    First edition, first impression. A warmly inscribed copy to Robert Laycock, "For Bob Whom I did not know when I wrote this, with deep regret that he should have purchased it. From Evelyn in homage" With the bookplate of Robert Laycock to front pastedown. Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 87381

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  18. Black Mischief.

    Black Mischief.

    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £975

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published:

    Stock Code: 31085

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  19. Black Mischief.

    Black Mischief.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 94125

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  20. Black Mischief.

    Black Mischief.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1932

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 94222

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