Alex Smith

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Saturday, 17 December 2016 15:54

237. WAUGH, EVELYN.

Edmund Campion, Longmans, London, 1935. First edition - a very good copy in somewhat rubbed, soiled, sunned and price-clipped dustwrapper a little chipped at base of spine. £450

Saturday, 17 December 2016 15:54

236. WAUGH, EVELYN.

A Handful of Dust, Chapman and Hall, London, 1934. First edition. Light rubbing to corners, slightly faded to spine, sporadic foxing else a nice, bright copy. £325

Saturday, 17 December 2016 15:53

235. WAUGH, EVELYN.

Black Mischief, Chapman and Hall, London, 1932. First edition. Cloth a little dull and lightly rubbed at extremities, Book Society bookplate to front pastedown else a very good copy in rather browned and rubbed dustwrapper missing some shallow chips at extremities of spine and corners (not affecting any lettering). £275

Saturday, 17 December 2016 15:53

234. WAUGH, EVELYN.

Proof woodcut illustration, approximately 4 x 3 inches, [1924]. Depicting two standing male figures in conversation, the elder one apparently addressing his younger self. Published in the January 1924 issue of "The Golden Hind" (Volume 2, Number 6, p.43) to illustrate a review of his brother Alec's "Myself When Young". In excellent condition and a scarce example of Waugh's early artistic work. £1500

Saturday, 17 December 2016 15:52

233. (WAUGH, AUBERON). MARX, GROUCHO.

Groucho and Me, Gollancz, London, 1959. First English edition of the great man's autobiography. Inscribed by Evelyn Waugh's children to that other great man's father-in-law, Auberon Herbert, his second wife Laura's pater. A very good copy in dustwrapper. £350

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I have been writing about drinks since 2000, mainly for newspapers and magazines, and also through my blog, which is being updated alphabetically here (see below).

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