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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Love Among the Ruins.

A Romance of the Near Future. With Decorations by Various Eminent Hands Including the Author's.

Published: London: Chapman & Hall, 1953

Stock code: 99792

Price: £1,500

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Attractively bound signed limited edition, number 20 of 350 copies signed by the author. This copy is additionally inscribed on the limitation page by Waugh: “For Darling Momo, with love from Evelyn.” Maud “Momo” Marriott (née Kahn), was the sister of Nin Ryan and wife of Major General Sir John Marriott. Waugh became friends with the Marriotts through Randolph Churchill, while they were stationed in the Middle East during the Second World War.

Octavo (212 136 mm). Bound for Asprey in near-contemporary quarter purple morocco, with brown cloth sides, titles to spines gilt with raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Spine faded, spine ends very slightly rubbed, internally fine. An excellent copy.

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