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Scoop

by Waugh, Evelyn

Condition: Very Good


0 First Edition/First Printing (2nd state) Published by Chapman & Hall, London 1938. 3 ink lines to ffep. Spotting to endpages and page edges. Snakeskin red and black cloth in vg condition with minor wear. Bright Gilt text.

In SCOOP , a "newspaper adventure," Evelyn Waugh tells the tale of garden coulumnist William Boot gets sent to Ishmaelia to cover a war, finds everything but a war, and returns as a golden child of British media. Altogether a fine, ascerbic, British satire on the print media in the 1930's.


  • Bookseller: Idlegeniusbooks GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003276
  • Title: Scoop
  • Author: Waugh, Evelyn
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Chapman & Hall
  • Date published: 1938

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