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Lot 0005
Author: Avedon, Richard and Truman Capote
Title: Observations: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Comments by Truman Capote [cover title]
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Date Published: [1959]

151, [1] pp. Illustrated with gravure reproductions from photographs taken by Richard Avedon, throughout. (Folio) 36x27 cm. (14x10½"), original printed white boards, slipcase. First Edition.

Classic collaboration of portraiture with the famous photographs taken by Richard Avedon and witty write-ups by Capote. Images include noted celebrities of art, music, film, stage and literature, such as: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston, Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, T.S. Eliot, Somerset Maugham, Ezra Pound, Pablo Picasso, Louis Armstrong, Humphrey Bogart, Isak Dinesen, etc.


Lacking glassine jacket; wear and rubbing to slipcase with tape repairs to edges; rubbing and some faint spotting to boards; a bit of finger soiling to first page; very good.

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Observations Richard Avedon and Truman Capote

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018