London: Chapman & Hall, 1962.
First revised edition of Waugh’s third novel. Octavo, original cloth, with 9 line-drawings by the author. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Patrick with regards from Evelyn.” The recipient, Scottish author-journalist Patrick Balfour, was a life-long friend of Waugh’s. Balfour was serving as a correspondent for The Evening Standard and Daily Sketch in East Africa and became a close companion of Waugh’s as he wrote the present volume. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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