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Evelyn Waugh's Tactical Exercise, 1st
This item is no longer available.
COLOR green
CONDITION Very Good; slight wear to jacket edges
DIMENSIONS 8.25" L x 5.5" W x 1.2" H
ERA Vintage: 1910-1950
MADE OF Hardcover with jacket
RETURNS Final Sale. This item is non-returnable.
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Tactical Exercise by Evelyn Waugh. Boston: Little Brown, 1954. First printing. The first US edition of a collection of short stories, including the first appearance of Love Among the Ruins, published independently in the UK. Since the publication of Brideshead Revisited, in 1945, Waugh had begun to reach a wide audience in America. This collection brings together 12 shorter works, including some of his most biting stories.