"Dinner With James" 1931 HENNIKER-HEATON, Rose


[244] pp.

Elkin Mathews & Marrot


First Edition

7 3/4" x 5 1/2"

The author is possibly better known for her 1932 book on etiquette (The Perfect Hostess) and her book on cookery, (Notes on Cooks). This book is on the theme of dinner conversation and follows James and his guest as they talk with unrelenting brightness over rare vintages.

Title-page and numerous decoration in the Rex Whistler style. Cloth-backed decorative rainbow effect boards. "A treatise on Sunday supper, together with sundry reflections on the vanity of human nature."

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