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The Life of Ronald Knox
London: Chapman and Hall, 1959. London: Chapman and Hall,, 1959. Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford and Pronotary Apostolic to His Holiness Pope Pius XII Compiled From the Original Sources. Octavo. Original brown buckram, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt others untrimmed. Housed in a brown quarter morocco slipcase. Illustrated. Minor scuff to top edge but an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, limited issue. One of just 29 large paper copies printed on handmade paper and signed by the author. A major association copy with the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Dear Graham You won't like this but I send it as a token of affection & regard. Yours ever Evelyn". And with the Greene estate label to the front pastedown. Waugh thanked Greene in a letter dated 13 October 1959, for his review of this work in the Observer - "I thought [it] jolly decent..." although just a week later he complained to Lady Acton, "The reviews have been jolly decent to me. A few beasts, notably Graham Greene, have been beastly about Ronnie."
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