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: 
151,  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.