First Edition. Scarce Keyes title. Novel set in the National Capital from 1927 to 1940, addressing “the startling changes that take place as the extravagant twenties are succeeded by the lean thirties, which in turn usher in the chaotic forties,” as seen through the lives of four women and the men of their lives. Endpapers illustrated by photograph of Capital at night. Very Good but for rear hinge cracked to show webbing, in a Very Good dustjacket with modest edge wear, few short closed tears, small nicks, and centimeter deep chip to top edge of front flap.