Good. No Jacket. 5¼" by 8¾" Early Waugh work; in 1929, fed up with England, he decamps to Paris and then upon a Mediterranean cruise, touching at Naples, Haifa, Port Said, Cairo, Malta, Crete, Constantinople, Athens, Corfu, Venice, Barcelona, Algiers, Gibraltar, Seville, & Lisbon; includes commentary & photos of Gaudí's Church of the Holy Family in Barcelona; coy note on his changing views of Catholicism; fictionalized, clearly, as Waugh seems to represent himself & his new wife as 'Geoffrey & Juliet', a newlywed young British couple whose trip more closely resembles actual events from Waugh's life; he divorced his wife shortly after their return from this trip, her existence is not acknowledged within the book. "First published in America, 1930"; published in the UK as "Labels". Hardcover, full yellow cloth, brown titling. General wear, upper corner bumped, affecting covers and pages; lower corner lightly bumped; spine faded; pencilled name & note inside front cover; no jacket. Text clean; , 279 pages; b/w frontispiece by the author, maps, a few b/w photos.
Poor. No Jacket. 279 pp. with a frontis illustrtation of "the Stella Polaris". Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Front hinge is cracked but pages are tight. Yellow cloth boards are quite soiled. Appears liquid was splashed on them. Spine is completely loose along one edge. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
A Bachelor Abroad: a Mediterranean Journal
by Evelyn. (Perelman Waugh, S. J. )
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