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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman and Hall 1951-1961., London (1951)

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Item Description: Chapman and Hall 1951-1961., London, 1951. First editions of each volume in the author's acclaimed Sword of Honour Trilogy. Octavo, 3 volumes. Men At Arms is inscribed by the Waugh to fellow author, J.F. Powers, "For Jim Powers with admiration from Evelyn Waugh I bet you $1 you can't finish it." Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender are both signed by Waugh. Each are near fine in very good to fine dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The Sword of Honour trilogy of novels about World War II, is largely based on the author's own experiences as an army officer and some critics ague the crowning achievement Waugh's career. Its central character is Guy Crouchback, head of an ancient but decayed Catholic family, who at first discovers new purpose in the challenge to defend Christian values against Nazi barbarism, but then gradually finds the complexities and cruelties of war too much for him. "Sword of Honour was the climax of [Waugh’s] career as a novelist . . . Here in his final work there run together the two styles, of mischief and gravity, that can be noted in his writing from the beginning . . . He may justifiably have thought of it as crowning his work" (Frank Kermode). Waugh received the 1952 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Men at Arms. The trilogy is considered by many critics to be the finest novel series of the Second World War. Bookseller Inventory # 2815

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THE SWORD OF HONOUR.: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman & Hall. (1955)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall., 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The 3 volumes of THE SWORD OF HONOUR TRILOGY comprising OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN (1955), UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER (1961) and MEN AT ARMS (1962) - all first English Editions in dust jackets, two of which are lightly soiled but with all print & decoration intact. All three were signed by the author for the same recipient, one with a presentation inscription and the last additionally signed "In witness, Anthony Powell." Futher details if required. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 65268

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THE SWORD OF HONOUR TRILOGY. Men At: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by London: Chapman and Hall. ; 1955; 1961 (1952)

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Item Description: London: Chapman and Hall. ; 1955; 1961, 1952. First edition, first printing. Three volumes. Signed by the author. Each volume bound in the publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine clean and tight set, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrappers which are very lightly faded to the red spines. None of the dustwrappers is price-clipped. A very attractive and uniform set. The first volume, Men At Arms, is signed by Evelyn Waugh in blue ink underneath his printed name on the title page. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. Bookseller Inventory # 12219

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Black Mischief.: WAUGH, Evelyn.

WAUGH, Evelyn.

Published by London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1932 (1932)

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Item Description: London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1932, 1932. Large octavo. Original violet buckram with gilt titles to the spine and vignette to the front cover. A very good copy with the usual fading to the spine creeping onto the covers and a little wear to the spine ends. Eight full page illustrations, none of which appear in the trade edition, plus one full page map. First edition, large paper issue. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Diana Cooper, "for Diana from Evelyn with his love", on the limitation leaf. An out of series copy from an edition 250 special copies on laid paper with additional illustrations by the author. Diana Cooper was at the time of this presentation one of Waugh's closest friends despite having only met a few months before. She was exactly the sort of woman Waugh liked, beautiful, intelligent and aristocratic and also something of a celebrity due to the success of her role in a new production of The Miracle. She was also married to a rising politician and moved in the highest social and political circles. At the time, Waugh was particularly prone to fall hopelessly in love, the latest object of his unrequited affections being Baby Jungman. It is plain that he was also very attracted to Diana Cooper and they became inseparable companions. Waugh accompanied her on a provincial tour of The Miracle, despite privately confessing his loathing for the play. It is likely that Waugh had an affair with Diana Cooper in mind, but whilst Duff, her husband was a notorious womaniser, that was never Diana's style. As it was, she and Waugh remained good friends for the rest of Waugh's life and he wrote her into his novel, Scoop (reappearing later in the Sword of Honour Trilogy) as the redoubtable Mrs Stitch. PROVENANCE: Lady Diana Cooper (1892-1986, authorial presentation inscription and bookplate, designed by Rex Whilstler, of Duff Cooper to the front pastedown). Bookseller Inventory # 112486

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Men At Arms; Officers and Gentlemen; Unconditional: WAUGH, Evelyn.

WAUGH, Evelyn.

Published by London: Chapman and Hall, 1952–55–61 (1952)

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Item Description: London: Chapman and Hall, 1952–55–61, 1952. 3 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges blue. With the dust jackets. An excellent set in the jackets; Officers and Gentlemen toned, with short closed tear to head of front panel, Men At Arms with extremities rubbed and some small chips to spine ends and tips, Unconditional Surrender with spine sunned. First editions, first impressions of the three books comprising the Sword of Honour trilogy. Unconditional Surrender is a presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Henry and Barbara, with neighbourly greetings, from Evelyn. October 1961." The recipients were Henry Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton and his second wife Barbara; Colyton was the Conservative MP for Taunton 1950-6, Waugh's constituency, following his move to Combe Florey House, near Taunton, in 1956. Bookseller Inventory # 113742

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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Published by London, Chapman and Hall, 1952–61 (1952)

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Item Description: London, Chapman and Hall, 1952–61, 1952. 3 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins, plain cream endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase. A fine set. All first editions. Bookseller Inventory # 41544

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Men at Arms (Signed First and Association: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Little, Brown (1952)

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Item Description: Little, Brown, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First American edition, first impression, signed and inscribed by the author to the ffep: "For J. L. Naimaster, with thanks for his help to the author, Evelyn Waugh, Oct. 1952". A super association copy, housed in a custom-made red clamshell box, which includes the original correspondence between the author and the recipient. Naimaster was a source drawn upon by Waugh as a background for the military know-how and procedures featured in the novel. The correspondence relating to the presentation was prompted by an advertisement placed by Waugh in The Times in October 1952, looking for a young former PoW to interview for background for what would be Officers and Gentlemen, the second part of the Sword of Honour trilogy: “Mr. Evelyn Waugh seeks detailed information p.o.w. routine from then junior officer taken prisoner unwounded France, 1940; hospitality, expenses, and £50 offered to applicant willing to spend two days in near future under interrogation. – Piers Court, near Dursley, Glos.” A clipping of the original advert is attached to Naimaster’s response to it, suggesting a likely candidate and mentioning that Waugh had materials belonging to him, passed to Waugh by a mutual acquaintance, Major Tommy Wallis. Waugh replies, returning the materials, and enclosing the inscribed copy and a handwritten card: “These were lent me by Major Wallis who I understand is no longer at Winchester. I return them with the deepest gratitude for the help they gave me." Naimaster then writes to thank him. The response to the initial advert had been overwhelming, leading Waugh to prepare a printed reply card, one of which is included. The book itself is Near Fine: tight and square binding in sharp red cloth; gently pushed to the spine tips with a minor bump and tiny scratch to the upper board; bright gilt; Naimaster's bookplate to the front pastedown; very crisp and clean. The bright, unclipped dustwrapper is Very Good+ with rubbing and light wear at the extremities. A special copy. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. EVELYN WAUGH SPECIALISTS. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # H938

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman & Hall, 1952-1961, London (1961)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, 1952-1961, London, 1961. First Edition. 3 volumes. 8vo. Newly bound by the Bayntun-Riviere bindery in full green morocco, spines lettered in gilt on black leather labels, hand marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Bookseller Inventory # 3235

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Men at Arms; Officers and Gentlemen and: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman and Hall, London; 1952, 1955 and 1961

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Item Description: Chapman and Hall, London; 1952, 1955 and 1961. First Edition. Octavo. First printings. The three volume trilogy of Evelyn Waugh's military novels, where he spent the war from start to finish as a junior officer engaged chiefly in ordinary regimental soldiering. He recounts the phases of a long love affair, full of vicissitudes, between a civilian and the Army. Men at Arms began with its hero inspired by illusion. Officers and Gentlemen ends with his deflation. Unconditional Surrender explains the mysterious origins of Ludovic, which were left doubtful before and completes the disillusionment of the hero, Guy Crouchback. A handsome and fine ser, all bound in blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, one tiny bump to one corner, in fine unclipped showing only very minute wear to head of Men at Arms. No names or plates, only one small bookseller's ticket to rear of one volume. Simply, an exceptional set. Bookseller Inventory # 021791

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman & Hall, London

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, London. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition.. 1952; 1955; 1961. BOOKS: Men at Arms has just a hint of offsetting to the front free end paper; otherwise fine. Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender are both fine. DUST WRAPPERS: Men at Arms has a ¼" closed tear at the top edge of the rear panel and absolutely miniscule wear to the corners; otherwise fine. Officers and Gentlemen has the same re. the corners and very slight , barely noticeable wrinkling/creasing at the base of the spine and the top of the rear panel; otherwise fine. Unconditional Surrender has even more miniscule( front panel only) corner wear and is otherwise fine. A superb set. The books have no foxing, bumps, edgewear, inscriptions or other marks and all are tight and square. The dust wrappers are unclipped (including the rear flap of Officers and Gentlemen), unfaded and bright (including the spine of Unconditional Surrender) and have no chips or edgewear. The set is included in the 1999 Callil/Toibin publication THE 200 BEST NOVELS IN ENGLISH SINCE 1950 and in Burgess 99. A complete set in this condition is rare indeed. Bookseller Inventory # 000465

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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Published by Chapman & Hall, London. (1961)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, London., 1961. First edition. Octavo. pp [viii], 311. The final part of the Sword of Honour trilogy.Signed by the author on the title-page.Fine in fine dustwrapper with one small nick. Bookseller Inventory # WAUGHEVE027150

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WAUGH. EVELYN.

Published by Chapman & Hall. London. 1952-61 (1952)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall. London. 1952-61, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. Fine, clean copies finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, spines with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border to boards. All edges gilt. A fine set. Bookseller Inventory # 9420

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MEN AT ARMS TRILOGY. Men at Arms.: WAUGH. EVELYN.

WAUGH. EVELYN.

Published by Chapman & Hall. London. 1952-61 (1952)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall. London. 1952-61, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. Fine, clean copies finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, raised bands, gilt. Single gilt ruled border to boards. Top edges gilt. A fine set, housed in a felt lined, blue cloth covered slip case with a black ribbon tie-pull. Bookseller Inventory # 8281

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by London; Chapman & Hall; 1952/55/61; (1952)

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Item Description: London; Chapman & Hall; 1952/55/61;, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First editions; Men At Arms; Officers and Gentlemen; Unconditional Surrender; The trilogy included in Anthony Burgess' 99 best novels since 1939; Men At Arms, near fine, previous owner signature, in a VG+, not price-clipped DJ with light rubbing to top and bottom of spine which is lightly sunned; Officers And Gentlemen is near fine, in a near fine, price-clipped DJ; Unconditional Surrender is fine in a non price-clipped DJ; featured in a 2001 television drama (in DVD), starring Daniel Craig (the new James Bond) as Guy Crouchback. Bookseller Inventory # 1370

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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Published by London: Chapman and Hall, 1952–55–61 (1952)

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Item Description: London: Chapman and Hall, 1952–55–61, 1952. 3 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges blue. With the dust jackets. Spines rolled, an excellent set in the jackets with some minor nicks and chips to extremities, jacket of Unconditional Surrender price-clipped, the others unclipped. First editions, first impressions; an attractive set of the three books comprising the Sword of Honour trilogy. With the bookplates of John J. Slocum to the front free endpaper, co-author of the standard Joyce bibliography with Herbert Cahoon, and collector of what is generally regarded as the world's finest Joyce collection. Bookseller Inventory # 109674

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WAUGH, Evelyn

Published by Chapman & Hall, London 1952; 1955; 1961

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, London 1952; 1955; 1961. First Edition. 3 vols, a complete set of this Burgess 99 title. Men at Arms: a fine copy in a vg++ edgeworn spinefaded and tanned d.w; Officers and Gentlemen a near fine copy (two neat ink initials verso title page) in a near fine lightly tanned d.w., hint of wear to extremities; Unconditional Surrender a near fine copy (light marginal scarring foot front board) in a near fine sl. edgeworn d.w. All d.w.'s are unclipped. Bookseller Inventory # 48747

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The Sword of Honour Trilogy: Men at: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman & Hall, London (1952)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, London, 1952. FIRST EDITIONS, 3 vols., 8vo, pp. v, [i], 314; [x], 335, [1]; [viii], 311, [1]. Original blue cloth boards, spines lettered in gilt, top edges blue, dustjackets, 'Men at Arms' with publisher's repricing sticker to front flap. Dustjacket spine panels lightly sunned but overall clean and fresh examples. Scarce to find the trilogy together with all three in such nice condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2495

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Waugh (Evelyn)

Published by Chapman & Hall -61 (1952)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall -61, 1952. FIRST EDITIONS, pp.[vi], 314; [ix], 335; [v], 311, crown 8vo, original dark blue cloth, backstrips lettered in gilt with slight lean to spines, top edges blue, others lightly toned, faint partial browning to free endpapers with one or two small foxspots, dustjackets with light overall soiling, rubbing, and a few nicks, that to first cvolume with tissue repair at foot of faded backstrip panel, 'Men at Arms' with light foxing and toning to white panels, a very good set. Bookseller Inventory # 54280

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Little, Brown & Co. 1952-1961, Boston (1952)

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Item Description: Little, Brown & Co. 1952-1961, Boston, 1952. First American Editions. First Printings. Three octavo volumes; red, turquoise, and black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spines; dustjackets; 342; 339; 319pp. Men At Arms: previous owners name to front endpaper, with the spine gilt slightly dulled; Near Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, with some pinpoint rubbing to extremities. Officers and Gentlmen: Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with a few pinpoint rubs to spine ends, and faint trace of sunning to spine and rear panel. The End of the Battle: a review copy, with publisher's printed slip laid in; faint foxing to text edges, else Fine in a dustjacket that's Very Good+ or better; unclipped and unfaded, but with some dust-soil and foxing to rear panel, and evident to a lesser extent on verso. A uniformly handsome set. A trilogy of novels by Waugh which loosely parallel his experiences during World War II. Waugh received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for the 'Men At Arms,' and the trilogy is considered by many critics to be the finest novel series of the Second World War. Interesting bibliographic note: while the review slip for 'The End Of The Battle' supplies a proposed publication date of January 10, 1962, we have seen a set of comb-bound proofs which give a publication date of November 6, 1961. Bookseller Inventory # 1878

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Waugh, Evelyn:

Published by London: Chapman & Hall, 1952, 1955 & 1961. (1961)

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Item Description: London: Chapman & Hall, 1952, 1955 & 1961., 1961. Three volumes. Gilt cloth. Slight top-edge bleed to extreme top margin of prelims of first volume incurred in manufacture, otherwise near fine and fine; the first jacket has a sun-struck spine and a few tiny chips and edge tears; the second jacket has some light foxing to the lower panel and a pair of tiny tears at the top edge; and the third jacket is slightly sunned at the spine panel, but is otherwise fine. First editions of the constituent volumes of the Sword of Honour trilogy. Bookseller Inventory # WRCLIT 57134

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Waugh, Evelyn.

Published by Boston: Little, Brown & Company.

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Item Description: Boston: Little, Brown & Company. First Edition, 1952-1961. Three Volumes, complete. All First American Editions. Men at Arms--a Fine clean hardcover copy in red cloth, red dustwrapper, clipped but repriced by publisher, small line of darkening to crown of spine panel; Officers a nd Gentlemen--A Fine hardcover copy in sea-blue cloth, small bump to lower front board near spine, in Fine red dustwrapper, not price-clipped, small tape shadows to tips of rear flap; The End of the Battle--a Fine hardcover copy in black cloth, in a Fine red dustwrapper, price-clipped. 342pp/339pp/319pp. Waugh's war trilogy has many autobiographical elements in it, but as with all his work, his fine augmentations make all the difference. Unusual to find the set complete in this condition now adays. This trilogy was later published in a single volume as the Sword of Honour; but was apparently named earlier the Men at War trilogy, as this is how it is referred to on the jacket flap of the third volume of this American edition. In additi on, Waugh had originally thought when the second volume was published, that he wouldn't complete the projected trilogy; but of course he did. Bookseller Inventory # Q00376

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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Published by London: Chapman and Hall, 55 and 61. (1952)

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Item Description: London: Chapman and Hall, 55 and 61., 1952. First Editions. 3 volumes. Octavo. Bound in recent blue calf over marbled blue paper boards, with raised bands and gilt titles to spine; top edges tinted blue. With slipcase, bound in blue cloth. Bindings show extremely well, with negligible signs of shelfwear; some marks to edges and topstains. Internally clean and free from spotting. A handsome set. In this trilogy of novels, we follow Guy Crouchback through the course of the Second World War. Somewhat resembling Waugh's own wartime experiences, for instance the Dakar expedition, the novels show Waugh at the height of his writing powers, scathingly satirical on the bureaucracy of modern warfare and earnestly charming on role and value of tradition - including Roman Catholicism. Bookseller Inventory # 43394

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston (1955)

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Item Description: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First US Edition, First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Evelyn Waugh's World War II trilogy. Sold as a unit; rare to find all three volumes together these days. Two first US editions, one second US printing. Little, Brown & Company. Three volumes, complete: Men at Arms (1952, First Edition (stated), Fine, red cloth, one corner lightly bumped, DJ VG + clipped but price of $3.50 intact and clearly visible; small chips missing at right corner and top of spine; 342 pp. Officers and Gentlemen (1955) First edition (stated), Fine, blue cloth boards; DJ (NF), price of $3.75 on unclipped front flyleaf; tiny chips at top and bottom of spine, 339 pp; and "The End of the Battle" (1961, Second printing (stated), black cloth boards, Fine. DJ lightly chipped at top of spine and at two corners, $4.50 price at top of unclipped front flyleaf. 319 pp. Waugh's war trilogy has many autobiographical elements in it. This trilogy was later published in a single volume as "The Sword of Honour"; but was apparently named earlier "The Men at War trilogy," as this is how it is referred to on the jacket flap of the third volume of this American edition. In addition, Waugh had originally thought when the second volume was published, that he wouldn't complete the projected trilogy, but he did. Bookseller Inventory # 160710

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The Sword Of Honour Trilogy:Men At Arms,Officers: Waugh,Evelyn

Waugh,Evelyn

Published by Chapman and Hall (1952)

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Item Description: Chapman and Hall, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The First UK Printings of 'The Sword Of Honour' trilogy published by Chapman and Hall.Vol.1:'Men at Arms' published in 1952.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Corners a little bumped and spine ends pushed.Blue top stain still present. Mild offsetting to end papers.The WRAPPER is complete and in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. Minor edge wear especially at spine ends.Sunning to spine with some browning of white lettering as usually encountered.White panels relatively clean. Vol. 2:'Officers And Gentlemen' published in 1955. The BOOK is in near FINE condition with slight pushing to spine ends and light offsetting to the end papers.Blue top-stain present.The WRAPPER is complete and in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. Minor edge wear especially at spine ends.Sunning to spine with some browning of white lettering as usually encountered.White panels relatively clean with a few small brown spots.Vol. 3:'Unconditional Surrender' published in 1962.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ condition.Top stain lightly faded.Mild pushing to spine ends with a hint of rubbing to the upper spine tip.Light offsetting to end papers.Mild creasing to first few pages.The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition. Minor edge wear with a little browning to the spine colouring. White panelling relatively clean.All 3 wrappers are protected in removable Brodart archival protectors and as such look a very striking and attractive set.All 3 books are clean and free from inscriptions.They all bear the neat small bookplate of the noted book collector Peter Bologna on the front paste-downs.A very attractive and collectible set. More images are available on request.Due to the size and weight of these titles,extra postage costs will be necessary. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12231304849

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Sword of Honor, The Final Version of: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto (1961)

Used Hardcover First Edition

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From: Swan's Fine Books, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA (Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 796 p. [1961], First American Edition of the trilogy published in one volume, as stated on copyright page. Sword of Honor has been dramatized on both radio and television, most notably in 2001 as a TV version starring Daniel Craig, the latest James Bond. The trilogy is considered by many to be the finest novel series centered on WWII. ***DESCRIPTION: Red cloth binding with publisher's logo blindstamped on the front board, gold lettering on the spine, plain endpapers. Unclipped dust jacket shows $7.95 price, front and spine are black with red and white lettering, back is white with red and black lettering giving a biography of Mr. Waugh. ***CONDITION: Book is VG+ with a strong, solid text block and hinges, three sharp corners with bottom left just starting to rub through, some bumping to head and tail of the spine, some sunning to the spine, entirely free of prior owner markings. Unclipped dust jacket is also very good+, there is some edgewear most noticeably to the head and tail of the spine. ***POSTAGE: International customers please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. Bookseller Inventory # 14020321

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Evelyn Waugh

Published by Chapman and Hall (1952)

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Item Description: Chapman and Hall, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. All first edition, first printings, published by Chapman and Hall between 1952-55 (with no mention of subsequent printings). Comprising: ‘Men At Arms’ 1st UK Edition (1952) A fine book (no inscriptions) in a very good faded, clipped wrapper with browning to the spine with some chipping to spine tips and one small hole to spine; ‘Officers And Gentlemen’ 1st UK Edition (1955) A fine book with no inscriptions. Top-stain still present. In an unclipped wrapper with some wear to the head and tail of the spine; ‘Unconditional Surrender’ 1st UK Edition (1961) A very good book (one stain to the rear board) with no inscriptions in a very good+ wrapper which is unclipped and has some browning to the spine and some foxing to the rear hinge – a very presentable copy. A trilogy loosely based on Waugh’s World War II experiences. Waugh received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for the first installment, ‘Men At Arms’. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17495544000

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman and Hall (1950)

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Item Description: Chapman and Hall, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. All first edition, first printings, published by Chapman and Hall between 1952-55 (with no mention of subsequent printings). Comprising: ‘Men At Arms’ 1st UK Edition (1952) A very good+ book (no inscriptions - in a good slightly faded clipped wrapper with some chipping and loss to the head of the spine and corners; ‘Officers And Gentlemen’ 1st UK Edition (1955) A very good book with the top-stain still present. In an unclipped wrapper with some wear and light loss to the head and tail of the spine; ‘Unconditional Surrender’ 1st UK Edition (1961) A near fine book with no inscriptions in a near fine wrapper which is unclipped and has some very light fading to the spine – a very presentable copy. A trilogy loosely based on Waugh’s World War II experiences. Waugh received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for the first instalment, ‘Men At Arms’. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15715302693

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The Sword of Honour Trilogy - Men: Waugh, Evelyn

Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Chapman & Hall, 1952-61 (1952)

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From: Bradhurst Fine Editions (Oakham, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Chapman & Hall, 1952-61, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A first edition set of Waugh’s celebrated Sword of Honour trilogy, comprising first printings of Men at Arms (1952), Officers and Gentlemen (1955) and Unconditional Surrender (1961); all three books are at least Near Fine in bright, unclipped wrappers, which in the case of the first two volumes show some wear. Publisher’s uniform blue bindings and topstains, all in excellent condition. Men at Arms is Near Fine: crisp and clean, with a neat name to the ffep (dated ‘Sept 1952’); sporadic spotting to the edge of the page block, endpapers and last few pages. The dustwrapper is Good+: bright with some toning and spotting; rubbing and light wear to the corners and head of the spine; 2cm closed tear to the head of the upper panel; chipped to the heel of the spine. Officers and Gentlemen is Near Fine: crisp and clean, with a tiny mark to the fore-edge of the page block and a small stain to the bottom-edge, penetrating onto four leaves (not affecting the text). The dustwrapper is Very Good: bright and unfaded with faint toning to the extremities and a little rubbing to the corners; the head of the spine shows some wear with three short closed tears and a tiny chip. Unconditional Surrender is Fine: very crisp and clean with a tiny, faint stamp to the ffep - ’38 NOV 1961’ (sic). The dustwrapper is Near Fine: bright and crisp with a little toning to the extremities and modest sunning to the red to the spine. The dustwrappers are presented in removable, archival-quality Brodart protective covers. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. Shipped free within the United Kingdom; a heavy set that will incur additional shipping (to cost) outside the UK. EVELYN WAUGH SPECIALISTS. Bookseller Inventory # H756A

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Everyman's Library (1994)

ISBN 10: 1857151739 ISBN 13: 9781857151732

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Item Description: Everyman's Library, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111857151739

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Waugh, Evelyn

Published by Everyman's Library (1994)

ISBN 10: 1857151739 ISBN 13: 9781857151732

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Item Description: Everyman's Library, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P021857151739

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