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The Loved One

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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The Loved One
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Product Information

Era:

Vintage; 1910-1950

Condition:

Excellent

Materials:

hardcover

Size:

7.75" L x 5.5" W x 0.8" H

Color/Finish:

blue/gray

Why We Love This

The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh. Boston: Little, Brown Company, 1948. First printing. British satirist Evelyn Waugh is at his best dealing with the familiar, then revealing the macabre just below the surface. What better subject than Californian funeral homes, seen through the eyes of a group of grumpy English residents? The full horror of the American way of death provides Waugh with the subject for one of his nastier little novels.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Why We Love This

The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh. Boston: Little, Brown Company, 1948. First printing. British satirist Evelyn Waugh is at his best dealing with the familiar, then revealing the macabre just below the surface. What better subject than Californian funeral homes, seen through the eyes of a group of grumpy English residents? The full horror of the American way of death provides Waugh with the subject for one of his nastier little novels.

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.