WAUGH (EVELYN) Helena, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY
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WAUGH (EVELYN) Helena, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY
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WAUGH (EVELYN)
Helena, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on front free endpaper "For Maurice [Bowra] with hesitation from Evelyn", T.L.S. review request slip loosely inserted, publisher's cloth, dust-jacket (frayed with some loss, including upper forecorner), 8vo, Chapman and Hall, 1950

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  • Author's presentation copy inscribed to Sir Maurice Bowra (1898–1971), classical scholar at Wadham College Oxford, where he taught Waugh. He is believed to be the model for the academic Mr. Samgrass in Brideshead Revisited.
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