Weidenfeld and Nicolson Publishers, London. 1959. First english edition, first printing.
Fantastic photobook classic in excellent printing, mentioned in:
Andrew Roth, The Book of 101 Books, page 148/149
Early masterpiece by the 36-years-young Richard Avedon with his best photos till the end of the fifties;
in genious cooperation with author Truman Capote.
Showing great portraits of:
Pablo Picasso, Andre Gide, The Duke and Dutchess of Windsor, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Cocteau, Mae West and Marilyn Monroe.
Hardcover with slipcase. 275 x 370 mm. 152 pages. Photographs: Richard Avedon, Comments: Truman Capote. Text in english.
Book outside lightly used, inside fresh and flawless; clean with no marks and no foxing. No jacket. Slipcase used, but complete with no missing parts; teared along the spine and taped at the top. Overall fine condition.
Highly impressive, most famous photobook by Richard Avedon.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Richard Avedon, Truman Capote
- Book Title
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Weidenfeld and Nicolson Publishers, London
- Binding/ Material
- With slipcase
- Number of pages
- 370×275 mm