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WAUGH, Evelyn.

A Handful of Dust.

London, Chapman & Hall, 1934 Stock Code: 126378
£9,250.00
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Notes

First edition, first impression, of the book now widely regarded as his masterpiece. Scarce in the jacket.

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Description

Octavo. Original red and black "snakeskin" cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery.

Illustrations

Contemporary illustrated Adam & Eve bookplate of Paul Heymann to front pastedown.

Condition

Contents rather toned, few marks to the endleaves, front hinge tender but a very bright copy in the somewhat marked and tanned dust jacket with some minor internal repair around the head of rear joint, and number of small tears and minor creases.

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