MITFORD, Nancy (author) Don't Tell Alfred. London; Hamish Hamilton. 1960.
8vo., original turquoise linson boards lettered in gilt, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-248; a very good copy with a slight lean and light speckling to top edges, internally equally good with pictorial bookplate to front free endpaper, protected by an unusually bright and pleasing, unclipped, dustwrapper (15s) with some light score marks, pale foxing to lower panel, some creasing and surface abrasion to head of spine with old paper-strengthening to reverse, and nicking to corners.
First edition. A clever, light, and entertaining novel set in the English Embassy in Paris, with many of the same characters who appeared in her earlier books, The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate.