1948 Portrait of New York
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
In the original unclipped dustwrapper, colourfully illustrated by the author.
Cecil Beaton's vivid and humorous travel work, looking at his time in New York before the Second World War. Slightly satirical, this work looks at the lives of New Yorkers and Beaton's impressions of the bustling city.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, sixty-two plates of photographs, and in-text illustrations.
Beaton is a renowned fashion, portrait, and war photographer, well known and loved for his stage and costume design for films and theatre. He won Academy Awards for his costume design for the films 'Gigi' and 'My Fair Lady'.
A revised edition.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, fine, with a little bumping to the spine. Light spots to the fore edge. Dustwrapper is lightly edgeworn with light edgewear, spine is a little sunned. A few spots to the wraps. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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