PRESENTATION COPY TO LADY FREDA BERKELEY
Published: John Murray, 
Stock code: 41535
8vo., First Edition, with 14 plates on 8; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly sunned at backstrip.
A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO LADY FREDA BERKELEY WITH HIS WARM SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. 'Who knew all these people as well as - if not better - that I did.' Wonderful prose portraits of Vita Sackville-West, Rosamond Lehmann, William Plomer, Osbert Lancaster, John Fowler and James Pope-Hennessy among others. Lady Freda Berkeley (1923-2016) was wife to composer Sir Lennox Berkeley. PRESENTATION COPIES ARE VERY SCARCE.