Author: Nancy Mitford
MITFORD, Nancy. Christmas pudding. London, Thornton Butterworth Ltd, 1932.
8vo; pp. 316, ; all edges dyed; in fair goat by Kate Holland, upper gilt-tooled, with leather onlays, depicting a woman’s face and a sprig of mistletoe, title gilt to spine; with matching cloth slipcase.
First edition; one of the earliest of Mitford’s novels, bearing all the hallmarks of her wit and verve already; the binding austerely festive.