1953 Persona Grata
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work.
In the original unclipped bright and colourfully illustrated dustwrapper.
Publisher's review copy, with a slip loosely inserted.
A selection of beautiful portrait photographs by Cecil Beaton, portrayals of the celebrities of the mid twentieth century.
Portraits included in this work include Judy Garland, Greta Garbo, Nancy Mitford, Colette, Pablo Picasso, Graham Greene, Laurence Olivier, and more.
Illustrated with sixty-four plates.
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'.
Described by Kenneth Tynan.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Light bumping to the spine and extremities. Head and tail of the spine are lightly faded. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn with some small chips, head of the spine is tape repaired to the reverse. Dustwrapper is a little discoloured, with a few odd spots. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few scattered spots to the endpapers.
Very Good Indeed
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