The Seven Deadly Sins. Introduction by Raymond Mortimer.

  • Auden, W.H., Angus Wilson, Edith Sitwell, Cyril Connolly, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Evelyn Waugh and Christopher Sykes
  • London: Sunday Times Publications Ltd 1962
  • Bloomfield & Mendelson B78a.


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. xii, 87, [1]. Black and white illustrations. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dustjacket printed in red, purple, and black. A label (or correction sticker?) removed from title-page verso leaving a blue mark, lightly showing through to recto. Extremities a touch rubbed, dustjacket a little toned and marked.


The first edition, published on 29 October 1962, of a series of essays initially printed in the Sunday Times in January of 1962, prompted by Ian Fleming who sat on the editorial board at the time. The New York edition published in November the same year added a special forward by Fleming.

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