with Peter Quennell
New York: Batsford, 1941. The uncommon first edition of this book (which was later revised). Divided into six chapters: Personalities, Beauties, Backgrounds, Travel, Ballet & Theatre, The Last Year. Includes portraits of many contemporary characters, interior decoration (Syrie Maugham), fashion, Mrs Edythe d'Erlanger, Anna May Wong, Tilly Losch, Lady Milbanke, William Walton, Lord Berners, James Pope-Hennessy, Arthur Waley, Jean Cocteau, Lady Mendl (Elsie de Wolfe), Vicomtesse de Noailles, Mrs Harrison Williams, etc., etc. ). Dust jacket missing small chips, has tears along top edge, rubbing at edges of spine).