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Waugh, Evelyn
The Loved One An Anglo-American Tragedy.
Chapman & Hall London [1948]. Large 8vo. First edition. Large paper, signed, limited edition. #133 of 250 copies signed by the author and illustrator. Original green buckram, gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Dedicated to Nancy Mitford. Illustrated by Stuart Boyle. Corner tips gently pushed. Small ink ownership and smaller blemish to the front pastedown. Near fine. 'Mr Joyboy was waiting for Dennis at the side entrance of the mortuary. Whispering Glades was ideally equipped for the smooth movement of bodies.' Black humour at the expense of the American funeral business and the show business of Hollywood. A treat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Anthony Smith Books [London, LND, United Kingdom]
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