WAUGH, Evelyn. Helena. A Novel. (PRESENTATION COPY - 1950)



TITLE: Helena. A Novel.

PUBLISHER: London: Chapman & Hall, 1950.

DESCRIPTION: PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., 10-3/8" x 7", one of 50 large paper copies, presentation inscription from the author to Mia Woodruff on front free endpaper "For Mia with love from Evelyn". Bound in the original white buckram.

CONDITION: Spine slighly darkened, gilt lettering slightly rubbed, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: MIA WOODRUFF (1905-1994) was a driving force in the care of refugees in Europe during and after the Second World War and the inseparable wife, editorial companion and amanuensis of Douglas Woodruff, editor for 31 years of the weekly the Tablet, which she helped him transform into an internationally respected voice of Roman Catholicism in Britain. Described by Evelyn Waugh as "a tall, elegant beauty of strong and original intellect"..