Item #42447 The Book of Beauty. Cecil BEATON.

The Book of Beauty.

London: Duckworth, 1930. First edition. 4to. xii, 67, (1) pp. Pink beaded cloth backed white boards, these decorated with large gilt circles. Colour frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text plus 27 photographic portrait plates. Slight sunning to the spine, the boards a little rubbed and soiled, else very good. Beaton's paean to female beauty comprising a collection of photographs of a variety of society figures including Tallulah Bankhead, Lilian Gish and Lady Diana Cooper, some in rather outlandish costumes or scenes. Item #42447

Price: £600.00

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