New York: The Viking Press, 1961.
Octavo (20.5 x 14 cm.), 186 pages. FIRST EDITION. A grand hotel novel by the editor, critic and biographer. Kronenberger depicts Serenity House, where "the tarriff is $1500 per week, the chef is French, the hairdresser understanding, and the waiting list long. A bit of spotting to top edge and to a few leaves, otherwise very good in publisher's cloth, in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the free front end paper, "To R. and Sue, with affection and regards, Louis"