By: Dennys, Joyce, pictures by, and verses by "Evoe"
London, John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 004839
Binding: Hardcover. Paper pastedown. Cloth spine.
Condition: Near Fine
The madcap joys of downhill, skating, curling and apres-ski when active sporting winter getaways in the Alps were first catching on big-time among the moneyed leisure class in the twenties. Insouciant flappers and all their uninhibited pleasures and spirit captured in this arch ABC! 4to. 27 by 18.5 cm. Unpaginated, 56 pp. Dancing, spooning and cocktails are as much a part of the antics as the more official sports. Based on the illustrations of curling, the very same people who were doing it then are still at it -- and they didn't look any younger then, nor had sweeter dispositions. The i... View More...