Publisher Secker & Warburg. London. 1980 1st edition.
Seller ID 56236
In black cloth covers with white to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 256pp. Ills with b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges with small tear to bottom edge front. Not price clipped). ownerís inscription on fore edge of front endpaper, under fly leaf. Small stain to fore edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Beatonís own selections, made just before his death, from his enormously rich body of work, from his earliest pictures, taken at the age of eleven, to his last, taken in Paris in 1979. Danziger relates the history of Beatonís times and the events of his life to the photographs. Portraits of celebrities include; W.H.Auden, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Edith Sitwell, Katharine Hepburn, Charles de Gaulle, Winston Churchill.
Art Photography JAMES DANZIGER, Beaton, Cecil Beaton, life, photographs, W.H.Auden, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Edith Sitwell, Katharine Hepburn, Charles de Gaulle, Winston Churchill,