Dinners and Diners (1899)

Lieut-Col Newnham-Davis

Dinners and Diners Where and How to Dine in London

Published: London, Grnt Richards, 1899

Date: 1899

Grant Richards, 1899. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. London, 1899; illustrated gold cloth covered boards; no dust jacket; spine very slightly faded; covers very slightly soiled; very light spine end and corner wear; binding still pretty tight; interior unmarked with light toning; 12mo, Light staining to the foredges. Signature of Dorothy L Sayers ( Dorothy Fleming ) on fep. Scarce.

Dorothy Leigh Sayers. 13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator, and Christian humanist. She was also a student of classical and modern languages. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between the First and Second World Wars that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. "In selecting Colonel Newnham-Davis to carry out this commission for the Pall Mall Gazette, I knew I was availing myself of the services of a thoroughly experienced, trustworthy, and capable commissioner, who would deal with the task entrusted to him in a pleasantly mixed anecdotal and critical spirit, while at the same time supplying useful guidance to persons wanting to know where to dine and what they would have to pay". Includes Simpsons The House Of Commons The Savoy still here today.

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