New York: Jonathan Cape / Harrison Smith, (1930). First U.S. edition, published just a few months after the UK. Originally titled "Bright Young Things," a tabloid nickname for the hard-partying young aristocrats and socialites of 1920s London whom Waugh satirizes herein. Green cloth-backed, decorated yellow paper boards; spine stamped in yellow; top edge stained black. Very good or better with few short splits to hinge papers and general shelf wear; in near fine dust jacket with subtle professional repair. Housed in supplied plain black cloth slipcase. Scarce in dust jacket. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET.