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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]
Description:


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.

Condition

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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$100.00

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Observations Richard Avedon and Truman Capote

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