Decline and Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

Decline and Fall is a novel by the English author Evelyn Waugh, first published in 1928. It was Waugh's first novel, based in part on his schooldays at Lancing College and his experience as a teacher in Wales. It is a social satire that employs the author's characteristic black humour in lampooning various features of British society in the 1920s.

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Decline and Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1928
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1928. A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1928. A very good copy with sunning to the spine with some light wear and a little chipping to the spine tips, a little spotting to the contents and crease to page 81. SIGNED by Evelyn Waugh in his elaborate hand without dedication.… Read more
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Decline and Fall.

by WAUGH, Evelyn.

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1928
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London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1928. First edition of Waugh's remarkable first novel First edition, first impression. The author's remarkable first novel, with his own illustrations, in the dust jacket also designed by him. After the book was rejected for indecency by Duckworth's, the publisher of his earlier biography of Rossetti, Waugh offered the manuscript to Chapman & Hall,… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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1928
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VG+
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First British Edition
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. Spine extremes of book have been professionally restored. Small four digit number to front free endpaper. The scarce first edition/first state (with the proper names on pp. 168-169) of the author's first book bound in the publisher's original black and red "swirled" boards, stamped in gold. With the five drawings by… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-1966)

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1928. [Modern literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.288. Octavo. Illustrated novelette. Publisher's snake skin-effect cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper correctly priced at 7/6. Both book and jacket are used; flyleaf has two small 'file' numbers, rear inner joint cracked, general handling and wear, jacket with some chips and a long tear along front joint… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Faint shadow on front pastedown from a removed label or bookplate, a little soiling and bumping on the boards, very good in lightly spine-toned very good dust jacket.
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Decline and Fall.

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1962
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1962. First revised edition of Waugh's first published novel. Octavo, bound in full crushed green morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, double gilt ruling and fleuron cornerpieces to the front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all… Read more
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Decline and Fall; an illustrated novelette

by WAUGH, EVELYN

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Chapman and Hall 1928. first edition (first state) octavo patterned red boards, 288pp VG- ( cracking at external spine edges and rear gutter, wear to extremities, light foxing and tanning, owners name to fep) Despite the description a presentable copy of the first novel by the author, in the RARE FIRST STATE ( the names of two characters… Read more
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Decline And Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1962
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Near Fine
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1962. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). This copy inscribed and signed in full by Waugh to his godchild Emma Laycock. Emma Laycock was the daughter of Robert Laycock, Waugh's Commanding Officer in WW II. From Wikipedia " In November 1940, Waugh was posted to a commando unit, and, after further training, became a member… Read more
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Decline and Fall: An Illustrated Novelette

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1929
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Near Fine
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2nd Edition
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Farrar & Rinehart, 1929. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Waugh, Evelyn. The remainder of the first American edition published by Doubleday Doran with a tipped-in title-page; despite the 1929 date and publisher's monogram on the copyright page, it was issued after Vile Bodies (1930)and They Were Still Dancing (1932). Blue cloth, paper labels. Slightly cocked else fine.… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1928
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Very Good
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2nd Printing
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London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1928. 2nd Printing. hardcover. Very Good. 1928 Chapman & Hall Ltd, Second printing, red marbled cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on spine, cover is bright, corners lightly rubbed, top edge soiled, a few spots on pages, 288 pages
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Decline and Fall.

by WAUGH, EVELYN.

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[1929]
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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION
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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1929]. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Blue cloth with yelow paper labels on spine and front cover of book. Some foxing to top edges of pages. Otherwise a very good copy, lacking the very scarce dust jacket. Contain six illustrations by the author.
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DECLINE AND FALL Franklin Library

by Evelyn Waugh

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1979
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First Edition; First Printing
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. ; 8vo 8"… Read more
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Decline and fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1962
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First Revised Edition
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London : Chapman and Hall, 1962. First Revised Edition. Hardcover. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description: 252p. ; 20cm. Subjects: Great Britain -- Social life and customs (1918-1945) -- Fiction.
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1929
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Very Good
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Decline And Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1929
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1929. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First american edition First printing..
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DECLINE AND FALL: An Illustrated Novelette.

by Waugh, Evelyn.

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1929.
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Good only in blue cloth with paper labels on the front cover and spine. Fraying to the head of the spine, sunning and darkening
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Garden City, NY:: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.,, 1929.. Good only in blue cloth with paper labels on the front cover and spine. Fraying to the head of the spine, sunning and darkening to the cloth and some fading to the boards overall, scattered foxing to the pages, offsetting on two pages from a leaf being pressed therein, etc..… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1929
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Very Good
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First American Edition
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1929. First US printing of Waugh's first published novel. Lacking the dust jacket. Very Good, spine label darkened, light rubbing at edges, prior owner name front paste down. rear hinge cracked. Contents are clean and unmarked. . First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1944
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Boston: LIttle Brown, 1944. Minimal shelfwear; clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket worn and soiled, chip to top of spine (affecting title), several small closed tears, not price clipped. Early printing; June, 1944. Nice copy.. Red Cloth. Very Good+/Good.
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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1946
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Fine
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Little, Brown and Company. Fifth Printing. Unclipped DJ in archival cover, small edge chips. . Fine. Hardcover. 1946.
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DECLINE AND FALL

by WAUGH, EVELYN

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UNIVERSAL LIBRARY. Used - Acceptable. Acceptable condition. Volume 45. (humor, wit, england) A readable, intact copy that may have noticeable tears and wear to the spine. All pages of text are present, but they may include extensive notes and highlighting or be heavily stained. Includes reading copy only books.
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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1929
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Good
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Garden City: Doubleday, 1929. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Spotting and wear on the boards, small spots on the first few pages, a good only copy lacking the dustwrapper.
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DECLINE AND FALL

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1979
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First Edition in this Format; Limited Edition
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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1979. First Edition in this Format; Limited Edition. Hardcover. Book condition is Near Fine, bound in full leather with gilt decorations, gilt page edges and a hubbed spine; high-quality smyth sewn binding, the interior vaunts moire end papers, acid-neutral paper (won't yellow or become brittle over time) and a silk ribbon page marker. Text… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1977
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London: Guild Publishing, 1977. Hardcover.. Used. Subtitled "A Novel of Many Manners, " Evelyn Waugh's notorious first novel lays waste the "heathen idol" of British sportsmanship, the cultured perfection of Oxford, and the inviolable honor codes of the English gentleman. This is a 1979 hardcover red with gold embossing edition from Guild Publishing London in excellent condition
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Decline and Fall: An illustrated novelette

by Waugh, Evelyn

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Chaparral Books
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1929-01-01
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Good
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First American Edition
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Doubleday, Doran & Company, inc, 1929-01-01. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good/Missing. First Edition stated; this would be the first American edition, published by Doubleday in 1929. Dust jacket is missing. Pages are clean, with the red tint at top of text block fading, and deckled edges showing age toning. Blue cloth boards show wear to… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1993-01-01
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9780749317225
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DECLINE AND FALL

by Evelyn Waugh

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1944
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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Little, Brown and Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1944. Hardcover. Covid-19 Update: We are still shipping all orders within 1-2 business days. ; Red cloth cover has pushed in spine caps and a small stain near bottom edge of back cover but bright and overall in very good+ condition. Boards and spine are straight. Binding… Read more
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Decline and Fall - an Illustrated Novelette

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1948
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Good
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1948. Uniform edition, new impression (2nd printing). DJ tanned, chipped, and foxed. Blue cloth slightly rippled to front board, blue marbled endpapers, blue painted top edge, cocked, owner name and date to verso of ffep, contents clean and tidy.. Cloth. Good/Good Minus. 12mo.
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Decline & Fall: A Revised Edition with a New Preface

by Evelyn Waugh

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1962
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Very Good
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1962. Very Good/Very Good. London: Chapman & Hall, 1962. Revised Edition. Octavo (5.5" x 8"), 252 pp. Six black and white illustrations by the author. White dust jacket with text in dark green and the price "18s net" on bottom edge of front flap. Blue cloth binding with lettering stamped in gold on spine.… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1945
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Fine
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Not Stated
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Little, Brown. Boston, "Reprinted August 1945." Very good to fine condition throughout, but owner's name has been 'x'd out in marker. Otherwise, very neat and fresh. Illustrated throughout by the author. Very popular and scarce.
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Decline and Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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2003-09-30
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Decline and Fall (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Evelyn Waugh

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9780141187488
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Decline and Fall

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9780316216302
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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Published
1946
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Very Good
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Reprint. Decorative red cloth stamped in black. Illustrated by the author. Foxing on page fine edges, spine ends sunned, a very good copy in a good only edgeworn and torn dustwrapper, some loss of the spine ends.
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Decline and fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1993-01-01
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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Published
1978
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Very Good Condition
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Revised Edition
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9780413392404
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Eyre Methuen, UK, 1978. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. Book First printing of the original text which was edited prior to the first edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Item Type: Book. Text body is clean and unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Prior Bookseller sticker or stamp. Edges slightly foxed and browned.. ISBN:… Read more
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Decline and Fall

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Decline and fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1993-01-01
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Decline and Fall

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Decline and Fall

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1949
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1949. Hardcover. Good. Reprint. "Boots Booklovers Library" rust colored cloth stamped on front and spine with a small metal eyelet grommet near the spine head. Owner bookplate and penned name on front endpapers, small piece of bookplate on rear pastedown, remainder mark, spine ends frayed with spine cocked, good only lacking the dust jacket.… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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Published
1929
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VG- sunning to spine, rear hinge weak, red cloth
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10th Printing
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Boston: Little Brown, 1929. 10th Printing. Hardcover, missing Dust Jacket. VG- sunning to spine, rear hinge weak, red cloth.
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Decline and Fall

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2012-12-11
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DECLINE & FALL

by WAUGH EVELYN

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DECLINE & FALL

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DECLINE & FALL

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DECLINE & FALL

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Decline and Fall

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1931
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Chapman & Hall, 1931. Hard Cover. Very Good. Decline and Fall. An illustrated novelette. First pocket edition. With six full page drawings by the author and a decorated titlepage. A very good copy in original red and black 'snakeskin' patterned cloth. small 8vo. Chapman and Hall. 1931.
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Decline and Fall

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Decline and Fall

by Waugh, Evelyn

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9780316926195
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Decline and fall; an illustrated novelette

by Waugh, Evelyn

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1929
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First American edition
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Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. First American edition. Hardcover. Ex-library, with ownership stamp on front endpaper, inking on half-title page and library pocket removed from rear endpaper; backstrip sun-darkened, with ends frayed and 1/4-inch lacking at top; covers rubbed and faintly stained, with edges sun-faded and corners slightly worn; rear hinge shaken; pages slightly toned; otherwise very… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by Evelyn Waugh

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1979-01-01
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Guild Publishing, 1979-01-01. Leather Bound. Like New. NOTE 1979 PRINTING BY Guild Publishing London, red leather hc with gilt edging and decoration, no marks noted in text, no dj issuedAND AS ALWAYS SHIPPED IN 24 HOURS; and emailed to you a USPS tracking number on all orders; all books are sanitized and cleaned for your protection before mailing… Read more
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