TWO NOVELETTES by Quite a Gentleman [pseudonym]. SOCIABLE PEOPLE & HENBERT AND HENBERTINA. London: Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd, 1940. Octavo, original rose cloth, spine panel stamped in lavender. First edition. Slightly goofy, semi-experimental comedy of manners. "Prawna Villefranche didn't understand herself. That's why she was a contralto." (That's chapter IX -- in its entirety -- of HENBERT AND HENBERTINA). Strip of tanning along gutter margin of front free endpapers, a nearly fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with touch of wear at edges. (#119494).
"FIRST PUBLISHED MCMXL" on copyright page.