London: Dropmore Press, 1949.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Number 175 of 550 copies. 8 x 10.5 inches, 102 pp + colophon. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Original rust-colored cloth boards lightly sunned and rubbed at top and bottom edges; previous owner's signature (E.V. Cardinal) on front free endpaper; all else very clean; binding sound. In the original cream dust jacket, with minor foxing and toning, one internal archival tape repair; bottom edge rough cut (as issued). Lacks slipcase. The book is set in 14 point Monotype Perpetua, printed at the Dropmore Preess on on cream wove paper hand-made by Hodgkinson of Wells. Binding by Evans of Croydon. Edited and with a Preface by Evelyn Waugh, who also selected the sermons.