The Spirit of Paris.London: B. T. Batsford, 1937 Stock Code: 143458
First UK edition, first impression. The Spirit of Paris was first published in Germany in 1930, under the title Paris.
Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers. With dust jacket.
Jacket design by Cecil Beaton. Colour frontispiece, illustrated with 134 black and white photographs by Brassaï, Beaton and others.
Spine slightly cocked, a few minor spots to spine, light foxing to prelims and edges of text block, cloth bright and unrubbed. A very good copy in the slightly edge-rubbed jacket with small tape repairs to the verso of the spine panel.
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