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BEATON, Cecil.

The Glass of Fashion.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1954 Stock Code: 147926
£175.00
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First edition, first impression. Best known for his ultra-glamorous photographs of "bright young things", Beaton also "made a considerable contribution to the world of fashion. Perhaps his best book is his personal survey of fifty years of changing fashion, The Glass of Fashion" (ODNB).

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Description

Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, illustrated endpapers. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece by Augustus John, with 8 double-sided photographic plates and illustrations to the text, all by Beaton.

Condition

Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. A near-fine copy, a couple of spots to top edge, faint offsetting to rear endpapers, contents otherwise clean and crisp, in the like dust jacket, not price-clipped, a handful of nicks and small creases to extremities, spine and rear panels a little faded, else sharp.

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