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Author Name    PULLAR, Phillipa

Title   Gilded Butterflies : The Rise and Fall of the London Season

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper

Edition   First British Edition

Size   192 pages

Publisher   London Hamish Hamilton 1978

ISBN Number    0241899656 / 9780241899656

Illustrator   B&W Illustrations

Seller ID   6264

Spine ends lightly bumped, clean purple boards faintly faded at edges; no binding problems, pages clean and bright. Unclipped dust wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased, one tiny closed tear.; Profusely illustrated with black and white drawings, photographs, and paintings. This history "has a serious intent but is also an entertainment. Pullar has caught and analyzed the manners of society during four centuries" including the author's experiences during her own two seasons. "It is doubtful whether the London season now has any significance, although as the author says 'snobbery is as intrinsic to the British as it ever was when Elizabeth I was rampant, or James sold titles in return for gold.' But its history is both fascinating and salutary."

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