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BEATON, Cecil. Near East.
London : 1943First edition, first impression, presentation copy. With the author's presentation slip "To James with love from Cecil" mounted to the front free endpaper, presenting the book to his friend James Pope-Hennessey, and with the latter's booklabel to the front free endpaper. Pope-Hennessey and Beaton collaborated on several books around this time, including... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 138630
BEATON, Cecil. Far East.
London : 1945.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 at the Ministry of Information.... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 123387
BEATON, Cecil. War Photographs 1939-45.
London : 1981First edition, first impression. In 1940 Beaton received a commission from the British Ministry of Information to photograph Churchill and the War Cabinet members. In 1941 he undertook further official government propaganda photography for the Royal Air Force. These images are widely reproduced and later gathered into two books, Air of Glory and Winged... Learn More£65.00
Stock Code: 140745
BEATON, Cecil. Diaries.
London : 1961First edition, first impression, presentation copy from the author, inscribed to Arabella and Mark Boxer, dated June 1961. Mark Boxer was a profile artist, cartoonist and magazine editor, becoming founding editor of the Sunday Times colour supplement and later being appointed editor of Tatler in 1983. Lady Arabella Boxer is a successful cookery writer.... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 121526
(PHOTOGRAPHY.) BEATON, Cecil, & Kenneth Tynan. Persona Grata.
New York : 1954First US edition, first printing, signed by 20 of the featured personalities, including Noel Coward, Judy Garland, Maurice Chevalier, John Gielgud, Tennessee Williams, and Laurence Olivier. Some of the signatures are inscribed to the collector, Paul McMahon (d. 2011), a critic, photographer, and artist; a close friend of actress Marlene Dietrich, who... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 140617
BEATON, Cecil. Fair Lady.
London : 1964First edition, first impression, later state dust jacket. A documentary by Beaton, covering his time when he took complete control of the costumes and settings for the film of My Fair Lady. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 139672
BEATON, Cecil. The Face of the World.
London : 1957First edition, first impression, published simultaneously with the first US edition. In Beaton's own words, this is a "potpourri" of pictures and texts, recording his impressions of some of the decade's most talented people and significant places. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 117720
BEATON, Cecil, & Daniela Palazzoli (ed.) Portfolio.
Milan : 1981Limited edition, number 760 of 1,000 copies. Beaton "made a name for himself taking glamorous photographic portraits of the 'bright young things' of the day, who soon thirsted for his talent and by the end of the 1920s - a decade which Beaton may be said to personify - he had been granted sittings by all whom he had aspired to photograph, except Queen... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 137157
BENTLEY, Nicolas. Sir Cecil Beaton.
c. 1968Portrait of the photographer in old age, wearing a broad-brimmed hat and widely knotted tie. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows,... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 67081
[BYRON, Robert, & Christopher Sykes; as] "WAUGHBURTON, Richard." Innocence and Design.
London : 1935First edition, sole impression. A spectacular presentation copy, inscribed pseudonymously on the front free endpaper, "To my great new friend Rex Whistler, Richard Waughburton 5th July 35", beneath which is an original drawing by Christopher Sykes showing two figures sitting hunched over a writing table, quills in hands, a mountain range in the distance,... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 95796
FAULKNER, William. The Town.
New York : 1957First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Ruth Ford from Bill Faulkner (See what you can do with this) Oxford 9 October 1959". Ford was an actress and model who had been a long-time family friend of Faulkner. She said of him, "one of the nicest people in Hollywood is William Faulkner, who I had... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 124320