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Work Suspended.

Two Chapters of an Unfinished Novel.

Stock Code 110684

London, Chapman & Hall, 1942

Original price $2,263.00 - Original price $2,263.00
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$2,263.00 - $2,263.00
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Presentation copy - twice inscribed by the author. Presentation copy, twice inscribed by the author, of this first edition of Waugh's unfinished work started in July 1939 and interrupted by the Second World War.
The first inscription in red ink reads, 'A.C.M.P. [recipient not identified] / Your comments please / G.S.O. III 1(a) 4/5'. The second in blue ink reads, 'Robert Henriques / from Evelyn Waugh, 4/5/43.' The recipient here was a commando, and advisor on Judaism to Waugh in his writing of Helena.

First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies, twice inscribed by the author; 8vo; occasional faint spotting, else unmarked internally; publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, with the original dustjacket, heavy spotting, occasional chips and nicks, spine browned, else very good.

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Provenance: A.C.M.P. (author's presentation inscription); Robert Henriques (author's presentation inscription).

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