Sword Of Honour Trilogy..
Bound in original dark blue cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrappers (Men at Arms' price clipped, spine sunned and chipped at head and tail; Officers and Gentlemen, spine slightly sunned and chipped at head and tail; Unconditional Surrender, spine slightly sunned). Top edges blue, Men at Arms and Unconditional Surrender, some sunning; otherwise a very good set.
FIRST EDITIONS IN DUST WRAPPERS.
Chapman and Hall.,
[contents:] men at arms (1952).
officers and gentlemen (1955).
unconditional surrender (1955).
a novel by evelyn waugh.
THREE VOLUMES. FIRST EDITIONS. 8vo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. Men at Arms, v + [i] + 314 pp; Officers and Gentlemen, [x] + 335 pp.; Unconditional Surrender, [viii] + 311 pp.
Evelyn Waugh's portrait of regimental life in the British army, by means of the war service of his hero, Guy Crouchback, heir of an aristocratic Roman Catholic family. The overseas settings reflect Waugh's own experiences on the Dakar expedition, in Crete and Yugoslavia.
[Stock No. 25127]