THE LOVED ONE. An Anglo-American Tragedy. Illus. by Stuart Boyle.
Edition: First UK edition
London: Chapman & Hall, no date . Blue cloth, blue top page edges Just a mite leaned; minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; fore and bottom page edges tanned; ink owner name to verso of front free endpaper; very small dark spot to top margin of three pages at front; VG otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has chip to head of very lightly tanned spine with loss of "T"; small tear to rear panel; VG otherwise. The 1948 US edition, essentially the text of the Horizon magazine first publication, precedes. Waugh revised the text for this UK edition, which is also the first illustrated edition. "This is a nightmare induced by the unfamiliar diet of Southern California"- from the jacket. A satire on the American way of death and the basis of a memorable film years back.; Octavo