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Lord Berners. London. Constable & Co Ltd. 1941. First edition. Pink cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. Frontispiece by Lord Berners. 195 x 135mm (7¾ x 5¼"). 0.3kg. . English. Very good; dust jacket has light wear, some light nicks to head and base of spine, a short 2cm closed tear to top edge of front jacket, light marking to white jacket; no inscriptions.A satirical novel by Lord Berners, with a frontispiece by the author.'Count Omega is the story of a young composer who, under the auspices of a mysterious millionaire, looks forward to a sumptuous production of his first cymphony. Entangled with a heroine of enormous size, and assisted by a fashionable dressmaker who is also a reincarnation of Joan of Arc, the aspiring musician goes from one adventure to another.' (from the blurb).