By Cecil Beaton
London   Weidenfeld and Nicolson
11" by 8.5" [3], 4-240pp
A first edition copy of Cecil Beaton's beautiful travel work, illustrated throughout with his original photographs, in his colourful dustwrapper.
By Cecil Beaton

1957 The Face of the World an International Scrapbook of People and Places

London   Weidenfeld and Nicolson
11" by 8.5" [3], 4-240pp
A first edition copy of Cecil Beaton's beautiful travel work, illustrated throughout with his original photographs, in his colourful dustwrapper.
Special Price £63.00 Regular Price £90.00
: 1.5kgs / : 771P54

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work.

In the original unclipped dustwrapper.

Illustrated throughout with full-paged and in-text photographs, as well as in-text illustrations. Portraits are interspersed with travel photography.

Collated, complete.

Cecil Beaton's beautiful collection of portraits from around the world, a wonderful work looking at some of the famous people of the time, as well as ordinary people.

Some people covered in this work include Julie Andrews, Audrey Hepburn, Nancy Mitford, Evelyn Waugh, Grace Kelly, Laurence Olivier, Marylin Monroe, Marlon Brando Picasso, and more.

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'.

Some of the pages are printed in blue, yellow, or green.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. A little discolouration to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the spine and extremities. Dustwrapper is edgeworn, with some small chips and closed tears. Light discolouration and some marks to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Very Good Indeed

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