London. Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1968. First edition. Red cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. xvii, 205 pages. Illustrated with hors-texte black and white photographs. 225 x 150mm (8¾ x 6"). 0.5kg. . English. Very good, in very good dust jacket; jacket laminate beginning to lift at edges, not price-clipped; clean, with no inscriptions.
Daphne Fielding's double biography of society hostess Emerald Cunard and her estranged daughter, Nancy. The book explores Emerald's marriages and her social and artistic campaigns. It then moves on to Nancy's life in France, her support of Jazz, her fight against racism and fascism, and the work of the Hours Press.