POWDER AND PATCH Vintage Bantam 1969 Author:GEORGETTE HEYER The lilac satin of Mr. Bancroft's coat shimmered at Philip across the dinner table. All that foaming lace . . . suitable for a woman! The quizzing-glass . . . abominable affectation! The jewels . . . flaunting them in the country! The mincing, prattling, puppy-dog! How could Cleone bear him so near?