The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder.London: Chapman and Hall, 1945 Stock Code: 135377
First edition, first impression. Waugh himself referred to this novel a number of times as his magnum opus; however, in 1950 he wrote to Graham Greene stating "I re-read Brideshead Revisited and was appalled."
Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges.
A fine copy.
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