Black Mischief

by Waugh, Evelyn

Black Mischief was Evelyn Waugh's third novel, published in 1932. The novel chronicles the efforts of the English-educated Emperor Seth, assisted by a fellow Oxford graduate, Basil Seal, to modernize his Empire, the fictional African island of Azania, located in the Indian Ocean off of the eastern coast of Africa. This has been understood as a reference to Abyssinia and Haile Selassie, though the author himself denied the connection.

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Chapman and Hall Ltd. London. 1932. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Map frontis. A bright, clean copy. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Compartments with gilt lettering and decorative centre pieces. Single ruled gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy.
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1932
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Chapman & Hall, London, 1932. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 303pp. Original publisher's 'snakeskin' cloth, lettered in gold at the spine. With a frontispiece map, unaccredited but drawn by the author. Top edge lightly dust soiled and with a hint of wear to the backstrip ends, a tiny nick to the fore edge of… Read more about this item
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Chapman and Hall Ltd. London. 1932. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Map frontis. A bright, clean copy. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Compartments with gilt lettering and decorative centre pieces. Single ruled gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy.
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1932
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1932 First edition, first issue. Publisher's marble patterned red and black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in the original cream dust jacket, lettered in black and red. Near fine, some light spotting to the page edges, else bright and clean; unclipped dust jacket, with some light toning to the spine, minor soiling to the otherwise clean… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1932. First edition, first printing. Published by Chapman and Hall in London, 1932. This is a near fine copy. Complete with frontispiece-map, original patterned 'Snakeskin' cloth, with spine lettered in gilt. The spine is slightly faded and bumped at the head and foot. Sadly lacking the dust wrapper. The internals are clean and free from… Read more about this item
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Chapman and Hall Ltd. London. 1932. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated frontispiece of a map of the Azanian Empire. A fine clean and fresh copy in original black and red snakeskin patterned cloth, with the spine lettered in gilt. Some very minor rubbing to the extremities of the cloth and a hint of fading to the red… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1928. Limited to 250 signed large paper copies, signed by Waugh.Book measures 23x15.5.cm. 323pp, Bound in original publishers mauve cloth, with gilt lettering, crest on top board, top gilt edge, other rough. Cloth rubbed on edges, with minor wear loss, faded, circle mark on back cover. Generally binding in clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean… Read more about this item
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Chapman and Hall, 1932. 1st edition. Hardcover. The distinctive red and black 'snakeskin' boards are in excellent condition, with very good gilt spine lettering, and the pages and endpapers show no foxing or other markings at all. A really excellent copy of the author's famous third novel, about the modernisation efforts of the Oxford-educated Emperor of Azania, a fictional… Read more about this item
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by WAUGH, Evelyn (Evelyn Arthur St. John), 1903-1966 :

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London : Chapman & Hall, (1932). First edition. His third novel - the modernisation of the Azanian empire. Crown 8vo (20cm). (304)pp. Frontispiece map. Original lizard pattern red and black cloth, lettered in gilt; just lightly rubbed; some spotting, mainly to prelims and edges; a few faint marks, but a very good copy. Faint ownership inscription of M. A. Watson.
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. 1st. hardback. Good, 1st edition, missing d/j, bright decorative cloth boards in red on black snakeskin pattern with bright gilt spine titling (slightly dulled); text block firm (but spine cocked); pages unmarked, light foxing on edges and endpapers.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). We are Progress and the New Age.… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman and Hall Ltd,, 1932. Signed limited issue with additional illustrations by the author First edition, first impression, large paper and signed limited issue, number 223 of 250 copies with additional illustrations by the author. Octavo. Original purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt, vignette to front cover gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, purple bookmark laid in. Frontispiece… Read more about this item
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London, Chapman and Hall, 1932. . First trade edition; 8vo; frontispiece with map illustration, some foxing; publisher's black and red patterned boards, spine gilt, original tan dust jacket printed in red and black, dust jacket with overall browning, dust-soiling and rubbing, small nicks to spine ends and tips; presented in a black cloth slipcase with gilt-lettered black morocco label;… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman and Hall Ltd,, 1932. First edition, first impression, of Waugh's "satire on European notions of 'progress' imitated by an imaginary African nation" (ODNB). Octavo. Original red and black marbled cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket. Frontispiece map. Spine gently rolled, a touch of shelfwear, faint mark to fore edge; a very good copy in the… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. 1st. hardback. Very good, 1st edition, missing d/j, bright decorative cloth boards in red on black snakeskin pattern with bright gilt spine titling (slightly dulled); text block firm (but slight forward lean); pages unmarked (small rip title page), light foxing on edges and endpapers. Church of Scotland for HM Forces plate on front pastedown..… Read more about this item
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BLACK MISCHIEF

by Evelyn Waugh

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1932. Limited Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, #201 OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY EVELYN WAUGH. A very good hardcover book in a like dustjacket. The spine of the book underneath the jacket is slightly faded with the gilt lettering still legible; the jacket is clean and fresh but does have a single vertical crease from… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1962. First revised edition of Waugh's third novel. Octavo, original cloth, with 9 line-drawings by the author. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Patrick with regards from Evelyn." The recipient, Scottish author-journalist Patrick Balfour, was a life-long friend of Waugh's. Balfour was serving as a correspondent for The Evening… Read more about this item
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London: Chapman and Hall Ltd,, 1932. First edition, first impression, of Waugh's "satire on European notions of 'progress' imitated by an imaginary African nation" (ODNB). Octavo. Original red and black marbled cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece map. Slight lean to spine and very minor rubbing at extremities, some very light spotting to contents and edges. A very good,… Read more about this item
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Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1948. Hardback. First edition, 1948. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. VG condition; slight edgewear with minor bumps to corners and spine, tanning to pages and fore edges, pages clean and tightly bound, marbled endpapers in Good minus unclipped dust jacket; edgeworn with some chips and tears, marked and sunned to spine. Published: Chapman… Read more about this item
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1932
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0 First Edition/First Printing Published by Chapman & Hall, London 1932. VG clean and tight condition. No marks or inscriptions. MIld spotting to endpages and page edges. Snakeskin red and black cloth in VG condition with minor wear. Bright Gilt text to spine. Slight slant
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by WAUGH EVELYN

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. Original purple cloth, device to upper board and titles to spine in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Large Paper Edition, illustrated and signed by the Author. # 140 of 250 copies. A gift inscription from 1944 on the verso of the FFEP and the… Read more about this item
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