First Edition. F. P. K. dustjacket art. One of the “Berry” books, semi-autobiographical and humorous romances which feature Bertram “Berry” Pleydell and his family and comment on upper-class life. They are usually in the form of short stories, but this is one of two full-length Berry novels. Very Good to Near Fine with soiling to lower edge of front cover, in a Very Good plus dustjacket, moderately edge-worn with some chipping and closed tears, soiling to lower edge of front panel and small stains and pencil markings to rear panel.