Evelyn Waugh – Brideshead Revisited – First UK ‘Revised’ Edition 1945

Evelyn Waugh – Brideshead Revisited – First UK ‘Revised’ Edition 1945

Evelyn Waugh Brideshead Revisited First Edition

Evelyn Waugh – Brideshead Revisited – First UK ‘Revised’ Edition 1945

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A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1945. “Revised Edition”. Red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine – neat ownership inscription to the front endpaper. In a very good dust wrapper, lettered in red with green decorations. One small chip to the foot of the spine. Some light chipping to the spine tips. Unclipped, priced at 10s.6d.net. “Revised Edition” hand stamped to the title-page indicating this is one of a handful of copies printed for Waugh’s own use between the 50 privately circulated copies of 1944 and the 1st edition pub. in May 1945. Tom Driberg received a letter from Waugh on August 11th 1945 explaining the “Revised Edition” included changes to the text and 28 spelling corrections. The date on the title-page is still in the roman numeral format, MCMXLV (In later prints it changed to 1945). 

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A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1945. “Revised Edition”. Red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine – neat ownership inscription to the front endpaper. In a very good dust wrapper, lettered in red with green decorations. One small chip to the foot of the spine. Some light chipping to the spine tips. Unclipped, priced at 10s.6d.net. “Revised Edition” hand stamped to the title-page indicating this is one of a handful of copies printed for Waugh’s own use between the 50 privately circulated copies of 1944 and the 1st edition pub. in May 1945. Tom Driberg received a letter from Waugh on August 11th 1945 explaining the “Revised Edition” included changes to the text and 28 spelling corrections. The date on the title-page is still in the roman numeral format, MCMXLV (In later prints it changed to 1945).