Noblesse Oblige: An Enquiry into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1956.
Mitford unleashed a clamor of debate when she assembled these pieces about English upper-class speech.
The collection includes straight-faced contributions from Evelyn Waugh, Osbert Lancaster and John Betjeman.
An unusually good copy, with slight wear too jacket.