An Enquiry into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy.
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1956
The contributors were Evelyn Waugh, Prof. Alan C.S. Ross, Nancy Mitford herself, 'STRIX' [pseudonym of Peter Fleming]; Christopher Sykes, and Sir John Betjeman.
First edition, first impression, inscribed by Evelyn Waugh; 8vo; 10 full page monochrome illustrations by Osbert Lancaster, gift inscription to front pastedown, some staining to pp11-14, light spotting to endpapers; publisher's red cloth, silver lettering to spine, spine ends and corners bumped, one corner repaired, with the original unclipped pictorial dustjacket, lower panel soiled, some internal repair, else very good.
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