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BEATON, Cecil.

BEATON, Cecil.

Rare books by Cecil Beaton, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Persona Grata, Wars I Have Seen, and Japanese, and original photographs.

Read our blog post about the Winged Squadrons: The RAF and the War Photographs of Cecil Beaton.

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  1. 130958comp
    First edition, first impression, inscribed by Beaton on the front free endpaper, "Love to darling Winifred, Xmas 1939". The recipient was playwright and novelist, Winifred Ashton, who wrote under the pseudonym of Clemence Dane. This spoof autobiography is a satire of the world of the middle-European aristocrat, which even... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 130958

    signed

    Reserve

  2. 123387comp
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Hugh Francis, who was so helpful to me in my travels abroad - with all good wishes Cecil Beaton"; with Francis's superscript ownership inscription. A fine association copy: Hugh Francis was Controller of Photographs... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 123387

    signed

    Reserve

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