The Age of Extravagance: An Edwardian Reader. Book of essays reminiscing on the fashions and lifestyle of the Edwardian era, and excerpts from Edwardian texts. Features gorgeous cover of a ballroom scene illustrated by Cecil Beaton. Authors include W. Somerset Maugham, Virginia Woolf, famed fashion historian James Lavar, and many more. Text is interspersed with sections of Edwardian photography of fashion, art, interiors, and portraits.
Good condition. DJ is bright with very slight fading, some chipping in one front corner and back top edge. Published 1955 by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London. 8.6" H x 5.5" W x 1.5" D, 399 pages.