Waugh | Evelyn

Officers and Gentlemen

First Edition | First Printing

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First edition of Officers and Gentlemen, the second book in the Sword of Honor trilogy, written by Evelyn Waugh.

Octavo, 335pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Top edge dyed navy. No additional printings listed. Solid text block, touch of rubbing to spine, a near fine example. Previous ownership inscription to front endpaper, covered by jacket flap. In the publisher’s dust jacket, 12s. 6d. retail price on front flap, professional restoration to corners and head and tail of spine to reinforce structure.

Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966) was a renowned English novelist known for his distinctive satirical style. Educated at Oxford, Waugh gained early recognition with his debut novel, “Decline and Fall” (1928), and went on to produce a series of critically acclaimed works, including “A Handful of Dust” (1934) and “Brideshead Revisited” (1945).

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

Chapman and Hall

Edition

First Edition, First Printing

Date Published

1955

ISBN
Binding

Cloth

Condition

Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Very Good

Author

Waugh | Evelyn

Author Display

Evelyn Waugh