Scott-King's Modern Europe.

Waugh (Evelyn)

Scott-King's Modern Europe.

Description: FIRST EDITION, John Piper frontispiece design printed in black, cream and terracotta, title-page printed in black and terracotta, some faint spots largely restricted to borders, pp. [iv], 88, crown 8vo, original blue cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt (the lettering a little dulled and rubbed), very slight wear at one corner, top edge blue, endpapers a little browned, the flyleaf with the contemporary ownership inscription of Edward Behr (see below), dustjacket by John Piper, a little chipped, nicked and rubbed with some faint spotting and a few light marks to rear panel, very good

Publication Details: Chapman & Hall, 1947

Notes: The ownership inscription is that of the foreign correspondent, aged 21 and serving in the British Indian Army – he shortly after attended Magdalene College, Cambridge, before embarking on his distinguished career in journalism. Behr, in his own memoirs, called Waugh's 'Scoop' 'the best book ever written about the press' – and one that he read 'about once every two years' throughout his life.

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Price: £50

Subject: Modern First Editions

Published Date: 1947

Stock Number: 69875

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