Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1946. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Tape stains on endpapers where dustjacket protector was held on years ago (currently in a new mylar protector); a near-fine hardcover book in a like dustjacket. Blue cloth in a salmon-colored dustjacket. The spine of the jacket is very slightly faded. $2.50 price on inner flap. BOLDLY SIGNED BY WAUGH ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "With my best wishes/ Evelyn Waugh / Paris 1946". The recipient of the book is not stated. Item #1227263
A NICE SIGNED EXAMPLE OF THE AMERICAN EDITION OF WAUGH'S ENDURING MASTERPIECE. A novel which succeeds on multiple levels but which is essentially the story of human nd Divine love and the search for God and happiness. The basis for one of the greatest cinema works ever, a multi-part adaptation of the book starring Jeremy Irons in his first major role.