The Art of Social Climbing. How to win invitations and influence newspaper columnists - Jerome Zerbe 1965 - Doubleday & Company, New York - First Edition First edition, scarce in a dust jacket of this condition. Jerome Zerbe was both a chronicler and photographer of international society, a pioneer of the style of photography now commonly used by the modern paparazzi. The society editor for Town & Country, and the photographer for the El Morocco, gives advice on how to rise in society. With hommages to Elsa Maxwell, Evita Peron, Mrs Astor, Mrs Vanderbilt, and Laura Corrigan.

A do-it yourself kit for breaking into society–by a sophisticated, amused, and socially acceptable society editor’.
  Provenance: With the signature of a ‘M.T. Robinson’ with their pencilled comment ‘Amusing, BUT - - - I know Jerome Zerbe’.

Octavo (book size 21.5x14.5cm), pp. 186 [6]. In publisher’s yellow cloth, black cloth spine lettered in gilt, yellow coated endpapers. Dust jacket priced ‘$3.95’ to upper corner of front flap.
  Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket with minor toning to spine and two short closed tears to head of spine.   Ref: 110406   Price: HK$ 2,000