Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: London Chapman & Hall and The Book Society 1945
“This Edition Issued On First Publication By The Book Society In Association With Chapman & Hall. May 1945”. The Book Society edition was published more or less simultaneously with the first edition, in the same style of binding and dust jacket.
With the ownership signature of Frances H Ryder. Lady Frances Ryder (1888-1965), organiser of Dominion Services and Students Hospitality Scheme was the daughter of 5th Earl of Harrowby
8vo., original red cloth with dust wrapper. Wrapper a little chipped at head and foot of spine and with a few other nicks, spine darkened, lower panel spotted, a little spotting to endpapers and edges, a very good copy.