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Basil Seal rides again or the rake's regress.

Waugh, Evelyn.

Published by Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1963
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Limited edition of Waugh's final piece of fiction, originally published in Esquire in 1962: a short story featuring a protagonist of several earlier novels, once an enfant terrible and now a fat, wealthy, complacent reactionary. The work is nicely printed on very heavy paper, with a tipped-in, color-printed frontispiece by Kathleen Hale. This is the first American edition, using the English sheets; the present example is numbered copy 561 of 1000 for sale in the United States, and is => signed on the limitation leaf by the author. 8vo (25.8 cm, 10.1"). Frontis., [6], 49, [1] pp. Publisher's blue cloth, front cover with gilt-stamped Pegasus and rider vignette, spine with gilt-stamped title; spine slightly sunned, acetate wrapper not present. Pages clean and crisp. All in all => QUITE! JOLLY!?!. Bookseller Inventory # 33505

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Title: Basil Seal rides again or the rake's regress...

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co., Boston

Publication Date: 1963

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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