Paris Was Yesterday 1925-1939

Paris Was Yesterday 1925-1939
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Janet Flanner (Genęt). Edited by Irving Drutman.

London. Angus and Robertson. 1973. First published in US in 1972. Black cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. xxiv, 232 pages. Illustrated with drawings from The New Yorker. 240 x 150mm (9˝ x 6"). 0.6kg. 0207955085. English. Very good, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear, spotting to page edges and occasionally on margins, not price-clipped, no inscriptions.

A selection of articles from Janet Flanner's fortnightly "Letter from Paris" in The New Yorker. Flanner wrote under the pen-name Genęt and her dispatches provided snapshots of Parisian life between the Wars. The articles start in 1925 with Josephine Baker, Tristan Tzara, La Cuisine, and Henri Rousseau, and finish in 1939 with War Clouds, Exodus (Spanish Civil War), Diaghilev's Ballet, "Peace in Our Time", Prepartion for War, and War in Our Time (Declared on September 3).