WAUGH, EVELYN.1903-1966. Decline and Fall. An Illustrated Novelette. London: Chapman & Hall, 1928.

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WAUGH, EVELYN.1903-1966.
Decline and Fall. An Illustrated Novelette. London: Chapman & Hall, 1928.

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£ 2,400 - 4,000
WAUGH, EVELYN.1903-1966.
Decline and Fall. An Illustrated Novelette. London: Chapman & Hall, 1928.
8vo (185 x 119 mm). Frontispiece and 5 plates by Waugh. Original marbled cloth, titles in gilt to spine, publisher's pictorial dust-jacket designed by Waugh. Wear to cloth at corners and joints, jacket chipped with front flap detached at the fold.

FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST NOVEL, FIRST ISSUE, with "Martin Gaythorne-Brodie" and "Kevin Saunderson" unchanged on pp 168-9 respectively. "Anarchic and experimental, surely one of the wittiest and most original of first novels" (Connolly 99).
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