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Auctions Update

Southeby’s has announced the sale of the collection of letters from Evelyn Waugh to Richard Plunket Greene. See previous post. This was Lot 140 in the auction conducted 3-10 December. It sold for ┬ú15,000 which was the low end of … Continue reading

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Waugh Letters to Richard Plunket Greene on Offer

Southeby’s has announced the auction of 10 letters from Evelyn Waugh, written while he was teaching at Arnold House School in North Wales. Here’s the description: 10 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED, EIGHT TO RICHARD PLUNKET GREENE, ONE TO HIS MOTHER GWEN … Continue reading

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Waugh Mark-up of Unconditional Surrender for Sale

Sotheby’s has announced the auction of Waugh’s┬ámarked-up copy of the uncorrected proof of his last novel, Unconditional Surrender. This is the third volume┬áof his War Trilogy which was subsequently published as Sword of Honour┬áwith further edits. This mark-up is to … Continue reading

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First Edition of Brideshead to be Auctioned

Today’s papers report that a┬árare pre-publication copy of Brideshead Revisited belonging to the late Duchess of Devonshire (born Deborah Mitford) will be auctioned by Southeby’s. ┬áHere is the story from the Guardian: The items include a true first edition of … Continue reading

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