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Folio Society Issues New Brideshead Edition

The Folio Society has issued a new illustrated edition of Brideshead Revisited in its Autumn collection. This is a 344-page hardback book in a slipcase, with an introduction by novelist and critic A N Wilson. According to the Society’s online … Continue reading

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Faringdon Auction Includes Waugh Portrait (Update)

In an earlier post, we described a portrait of Evelyn Waugh as a child that was the subject of an auction sale. This included several items from the Faringdon Estate, former home of Lord Berners and his heir Robert Heber-Percy. … Continue reading

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Terence Greenidge and Degenerate Oxford?

Peter Harrington Booksellers in London are listing a copy of the 1930 book by Terence Greenidge entitled┬áDegenerate Oxford? A Critical Study of Modern University Life. He is also credited with several later books in his Wikipedia entry, including fiction, poetry … Continue reading

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Piers Court for Sale

Waugh’s country house in Gloucestershire has been listed for sale according to Country Life magazine. The listing agent is Knight, Frank and the asking price is┬á┬ú3 million. The article by Penny Churchill explains that the current owners, who have lived … Continue reading

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Long-Missing Waugh Letter for Sale

Peter Harrington Booksellers are offering the original of a 24 January 1958 letter from Evelyn Waugh to Nancy Mitford. The letter was published in full in the Christopher Sykes biography (Penguin, p. 525) but had gone missing when Charlotte Mosley … Continue reading

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Waugh Letter to French Translator

London booksellers Peter Harrington have on offer a 1946 letter from Evelyn Waugh to a ┬átranslator who was interested in producing a French version of Vile Bodies. This is Jean Dauven who apparently had asked Waugh a number of questions … Continue reading

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Waugh Novel Among Abebooks’ 2017 Top Sellers

Abebooks has announced its highest priced books for 2017. A set of Waugh’s war trilogy came in at #16 and sold for $12,500. Here is the seller’s description: First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed Sword of Honour … Continue reading

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Waviana in the Book Trade

A Baltimore dealer has on offer an original Hollywood film script of Waugh’s 1948 novel ┬áThe Loved One as written by Terry Southern and Christopher Isherwood. This is Royal Books on 25th St. This is a July 1964 draft of … Continue reading

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Decline & Fall DVD to be Released in USA

Acorn TV will begin USA sales of┬áthe DVD of Waugh’s novel Decline and Fall later this month. This is the BBC’s adaptation that was broadcast in the UK earlier this year. Amazon.com has announced availability of the DVD effective 12 … Continue reading

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Waugh Exhibition Catalogue Available Online

The catalogue of E.W. Pinxit: An Exhibition of the Graphic Art of Evelyn Waugh is available online and may be downloaded in pdf format┬áfrom this link. It is written by Mark Everett with the assistence of Ed Maggs and Alice … Continue reading

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