Item #45737 The Book of Beauty. Cecil BEATON.

The Book of Beauty.

London: Duckworth, 1930. First edition, 4to, xii, 67, (1) pp. Colour frontispiece and 27 photographic portrait plates plus numerous illustrations in the text, contemporary inscription to fly leaf with a slightly later signature underneath. Original cloth backed gilt dotted boards, slight wear to the lower hinge, some general scuffing and marks to the boards. 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 #45737

Price: £330.00

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