London: Geoffrey Bles, 1930. [Society] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 17cm), pp.224. With 13 illustrations by De Junosza-Rosciszewski, including a frontispiece. Publisher's yellow cloth with blue titles to spine and upper board. Fore and lower edges untrimmed. With the illustrated dust-jacket, priced at 7/6. Bookseller's ticket to pastedown, light spotting to endpapers and edges otherwise internally clean. Jacket spotted, and browned to spine. Chips and closed tears to edges, some archive tape to reverse. Very good. Robert Graves' brother discusses the changing nature of English and European high society after the First World War, including the shift from private Balls to parties at Hotels, the rise of skiing as a fashionable past-time, and the inadequacy of London night clubs. Item #53380
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