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Book Description
London, B T Batsford, 1948 first printing (but previously published in 1938 under another title). 144 pages (viii, 136) plus numerous half-tone plates from Beaton's photographs; top edge stained red; publisher's dove-grey cloth titled in red; Cecil Beaton dust-jacket. Very Good covers in a very good dust wrapper with some mild wear and rubbing to the spine.
Dealer Notes
Sir Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) was an English photographer, painter, writer, and designer. Besides regularly working as a photographer for Condé Nast publications, such as the Vogue, he pursued a career as a stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He won three Academy Awards for his art directorial work as well as for his costume designs. His 1948 book is a homage to New York in which he gives a personal picture of the city through text, photographs, and drawings.
Author Cecil Beaton
Date 1948
Binding Cloth
Publisher B T Batsford
Illustrator Cecil Beaton
Condition Very Good
Pages 136

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