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WAUGH, Evelyn.

Rossetti. His Life and Works.

Stock Code
106972
London, Duckworth, 1928
£5,750

first edition, association copy, of Waugh's first commercially published work. Inscribed by the author's father: 'John L. Bale / From his friend and colleague / Arthur Waugh / Father to the author, and — perhaps — the first inspirer of his critical flight / April:xix:1928.' Bale was an editor at Chapman and Hall, where Arthur Waugh had been a director.

Rare in the dust-jacket - our Modern Literature specialist has handled just two other copies in the last thirty years.

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Description

First edition, first impression; 8vo; 8 black and white illustrated plates, including portrait frontispiece of Rossetti, scattered marginal foxing; publisher's maroon cloth, titles to spine gilt, some spotting to edges, endpapers slightly toned, with the printed dust-jacket, light soiling and staining to jacket, particularly to spine and back panel, a few small closed tears to edges of front and back panels.

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