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Basil Seal Rides Again; or The Rake's Regress

Basil Seal Rides Again; or The Rake's Regress

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Basil Seal Rides Again; or The Rake's Regress

by Waugh, Evelyn

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1963. Limited Edition. Cloth. Near fine/fine. Signed limited edition of Basil Seal Rides Again by Evelyn Waugh.. Large octavo, 49pp. Full blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Gilt illustration of a man on a Pegasus to front cover. Solid text block, top edge of covers lightly sunned. With the publisher's acetate dust jacket, small loss to rear panel, otherwise fine. Color frontispiece by Kathleen Hale. From a limited edition of 1,000 copies, this being number 992. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966) was a renowned English novelist known for his distinctive satirical style. Educated at Oxford, Waugh gained early recognition with his debut novel, "Decline and Fall" (1928), and went on to produce a series of critically acclaimed works, including "A Handful of Dust" (1934) and "Brideshead Revisited" (1945).

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
15017
Title
Basil Seal Rides Again; or The Rake's Regress
Author
Waugh, Evelyn
Illustrator
Signed limited edition of Basil Seal Rides Again by Evelyn Waugh.
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
fine
Quantity Available
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Edition
Limited Edition
Publisher
Little, Brown and Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1963
Keywords
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Octavo
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Cloth
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Jacket
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