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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Murray, Venetia
AN ELEGANT MADNESS: High Society in Regency England
NY: Viking, 1999

First American edition. Octavo. xvii, 316 pp; 28 b/w plates + b/w drawings in the text; bibliography; index. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. A social history of the Regency, an era of lavish parties, ferocious gossip, relentless bed hopping, and notorious gambling that set a new standard for elegance and vulgarity.
Inventory number #005845