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Waugh, Evelyn (1903-1966)

We have an extensive collection of published works by the novelist and satirist Evelyn Waugh (1903 - 1966) including many first editions of his famous works.

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Evelyn Waugh.

Evelyn Waugh. Photo: Mark Gerson © The British Library Board



Other sources of information include the following:


Davis, Robert Murray. A bibliography of Evelyn Waugh. New York: Whitston, 1986. Shelfmark: 2725.d.313

Davis, Robert Murray. A catalogue of the Evelyn Waugh Collection at the Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin. Troy: Whitston Publishing Company, 1981. Shlefmark: 2725.c.84

Davis, Robert Murray. Evelyn Waugh: a checklist of primary and secondary material. New York: Whitston Publishing Co, 1972. Shelfmark: X.981/3675


Decline and Fall... An illustrated novellette. London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.31

Vile Bodies. London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. Shelfmark: Cup.409.c.57. Nov.24127

Black Mischief. London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.27

A Handful of Dust. London: Chapman & Hall, 1934. The first edition with dust wrapper. Shelfmark: RF.2001.a.15. The second impression of the first edition. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.28

Scoop. A novel about journalists. London: Chapman & Hall, 1938. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.29

Work suspended. Two chapters of an unfinished novel. London: Chapman & Hall, 1842. Shelfmark: NN.33736

Put Out More Flags. London: Chapman & Hall, 1942. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.33

Brideshead Revisited. The Sacred and Profound memories of Captain Charles Ryder. London: Chapman & Hall, 1945. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.32. Revised edition, 1945. Shelfmark: X.958/6177

The Loved One. An Anglo-American tragedy... Illustrated by Stuart Boyle. L.P. London: Chapman & Hall, 1948. Shelfmark: 012643.pp.21

Helena, etc. London: Chapman & Hall, 1950. Shelfmark: NNN.948

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold. A conversation piece. London: Chapman & Hall, 1957. Shelfmark: NNN.10153

The Sword of Honour Trilogy

Men at Arms. London: Chapman & Hall, 1952. Shelfmark: NNN.3261

Officers and Gentlemen. London: Chapman & Hall, 1955. Shelfmark: NNN.6670

Unconditional Surrender. The conclusion of Men at Arms and Officers and Gentlemen. London: Chapman & Hall, 1961. Shelfmark: Nov. 111

Short Stories

Mr Loveday. Little Outing and other stories. London: Chapman & Hall, 1936. Shelfmark: Cup.407.ff.30

Work suspended, and other stories; together with Scott-Kings Modern Europe. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1951. Shelfmark: 12208.a.1/824

Travel Books

Labels. A Mediterranean journal. [With plates.] London: Duckworth, 1930. Shelfmark: Cup.401.g.23

Remote People. [An account of travel. With plates and maps.]. London: Duckworth, 1931. Shelfmark: 100.94.dd.29

Ninety-two Days... With a map and 24 illustrations. [Reminiscences of a journey to South America.] London: Duckworth, 1934. Shelfmark: 2370.b.9

Waugh in Abyssinia. London: Longmans & Co, 1936. Shelfmark:

When the Going was Good. [Selections made by the author from Labels, Remote People, Nine-two Days and Waugh in Abyssinia. London: Duckworth, 1946. Shelfmark: 10028.t.9


The World to come. A poem in three cantos. London: Westminster Press, 1916. Shelfmark: C.99.c.50


The Letters of Evelyn Waugh. Edited by Mark Amory. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980. Shelfmark: X.981.22469

Mr Wu and Mrs Stitch. The letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper. Edited by Artemis Cooper. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991. Shelfmark: YK.1991.b.7985


The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh. Edited by Michael Davie. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1976. Shelfmark: X.981/20373


A little order. A selection from his journalism. Edited by Donat Gallagher. London: Eyre Methuen, 1977. Shelfmark: X.981/20908


A Little Learning. An autobiography. [With plates, including portraits]. London: Chapman & Hall, 1964. Shelfmark: X.0909/64

Biographies by Waugh

Edmund Campion. [A biography]. London: Longmans & Co. Shelfmark: 4831.b.16

P.R.B. An essay on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, 1847-1854. London: Alaistair Graham, 1926. One of an edition of 50 copies. Author's presentation copy to Tom Driberg. With a postcard from Waugh to Driberg inserted. Shelfmark: C.133.dd.17

Rossetti: his life and works. [With plates, including portraits]. London: Duckworth, 1928. Shelfmark: 010855.e.50

The Life of the Right Reverend Ronald Knox, etc. [With plates, including portraits.] London: Chapman & Hall, 1959. Shelfmark: 4708.f.66


Evelyn Waugh newsletter. New York, 1968. Holdings: Vol. 1 [1967]-Vol.32 no.1 [Spring 1998] Shelfmark: P.903/257. Revived online: Evelyn Waugh newsletter and studies


A bitter trial: Evelyn Waugh and John Carmel Cardinal Heenan on the liturgical changes. Edited by Scott M. P. Reid. London: Saint Austin Press, 2000. Shelfmark: YC.2000.a.2849

Related works

Lady Frances Annestey, Evelyn Waugh. Portrait of a country neighbour. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Shelfmark: X.909/10069

Malcolm Bradbury, Evelyn Waugh. Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd, 1964. Shelfmark: 11807.a.9/39

James Francis Carens, The satiric art of Evelyn Waugh. Seattle, London: Washington University Press, 1966. Shelfmark: X.909/8297

William J Cook, Masks, modes and morals. The art of Evelyn Waugh. Rutherford [N.J.]: Fairleigh Dichinson University Press, 1971. Shelfmark: X.989/20085

Iain Gale, Waugh's World. A guide to the novels of Evelyn Waugh. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1990. YA.1991.b.6296

Donat Gallagher (Ed.), The essays, articles and reviews of Evelyn Waugh. London: Methuen, 1983. Shelfmark: X.950/33733

Richard Gill, Happy rural seat: the English country house and the literary imagination. New Have, London: Yale University Press, 1972. Shelfmark: X.989/19384

Selina Hastings, Evelyn Waugh. A biography. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994. Shelfmark: YC.1994.b.7239

Maurice Christopher Hollis, Evelyn Waugh. [With a portrait]. London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1954. Shelfmark: W.P.9052/46

David Lodge, Evelyn Waugh. New York: Columbia University Press, 1971. Shelfmark: X.0908/73(58)

Douglas Lane Patey, The life of Evelyn Waugh. A critical biography. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1998. Shelfmark: YC.1998.b.1778

Martin Stannard, Evelyn Waugh. London: Dent, 1986. Shelfmark: YH.1986.b.484

Christopher Sykes, Evelyn Waugh. A biography. London: Collins, 1975. Shelfmark: X.981/20115

A.A. De Vitis. Roman Holiday.The Catholic novels of Evelyn Waugh. New York: Bookman Associates, 1956. Shelfmark: 11877.dd.36

Alexander Rabau Waugh. My brother Evelyn and other profiles. London: Cassell, 1967. Shelfmark: X.909/11960


The Spoken Word: Evelyn Waugh.Published by the British Library. Shelfmark: 1CD0283479.

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