Mr. Loveday’s Little Outing
And Other Sad Stories.
First edition, first impression, of Waugh’s macabre collection of short stories. The cloth binding, in the standard red-and-black snakeskin pattern used for Waugh’s novels in this period, was issued as a “Flexiback Binding” with extra reinforcement of rubberised linen tape at the inner hinges.
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Octavo. Original red and black decorated cloth, titles to spine gilt, inner hinges reinforced as issued. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece by Thomas Derrick. An excellent copy in the somewhat rubbed and chipped dust jacket.