Officers and Gentlemen: A Novel by Evelyn Waugh (1955) hardcover book


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Evelyn Waugh - Officers and Gentlemen: A Novel

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1955. Hardcover. First American Edition. Small 8vo, Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering at spine. Fair condition. 339pp. Minor wear to edges/spine of boards. Binding is somewhat rolled with minor separation of textblock from spine. Scratching, discoloration, and toning textblock edge. Toning to inner boards. Faint remnants of (previously removed) tape from lower edges of inner boards. Previous owner inscription in blue ink to upper edge of front endpaper. Faint previous owner stamp in pink ink to upper edge of front endpaper. Blue crayon to upper edge of front endpaper. Previous bookstore notation and pricing to upper edge of front endpaper. Small area of discoloration to center front endpage. Text otherwise clean throughout. Dust jacket appears to be a facsimile that is just a touch too small. It is housed in protective plastic and is not price clipped, for what it’s worth.

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