Black Mischief by Evelyn Waugh: first edition.
Black Mischief, is the third novel by the classic English author, Evelyn Waugh. The novel chronicles the efforts of the English educated Emperor Seth, assisted by a fellow graduate from Oxford University Basil Seal, to modernize his Empire. This edition is in very good condition with intact dust jacket.
The book has original cloth with patterned covers and gilt lettering. The spine ends are a little bumped. A bookplate or similar has been removed from paste down. Book sellers label on rear pastedown. Map as frontis illustration. Dust jacket with nicked edges and the folds are lightly rubbed. 8v0 303 printed pages.