The Holy Places.
With Wood Engravings by Reynolds Stone.
First edition, first impression. Number 52 of 950 copies. This a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Angie with love from Evelyn, Christmas 1952” and additionally in red ink, “Corrected for Bob, 1953”. Within the text Waugh has made forty corrections in red ink.
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Tall octavo. Original presentation binding of red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, light blue endpapers, top edge dyed red, others untrimmed. Housed in a red quarter morocco folding case. Spine and edges of boards faded, cloth lightly rubbed.