CRISP, Quentin How to have a Life-Style. London: Cecil Woolf, .
Small 8vo. Original pink boards, spine lettered in gilt; illustrated wrappers (price-clipped); pp. [vi], 174, [iv], illustrations and wrapper design by William Vaughan; the jacket a little sunned, rubbed and marked; clipped (£1.75 price sticker overlaid on front flap); fine internally, save for the odd mark.
First edition, presentation copy, inscribed on half-title to Frank Holland, signed by the author. This is Quentin Crisp's second major success as an author, the amazingly rare and beautiful 'style guide'. 'We need not scholarship, not hobbies, but "expertise that can be flaunted in the proces of living"; we need style' (front flap).