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Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote. by  Truman  Richard & Capote - First Edition - 1959 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio604)

Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote.

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Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote.

by Avedon, Richard & Capote, Truman

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Simon & Schuster. New York. 1959. Folio. 151, (1)pp. Original white paper-covered boards, original acetate dust wrapper, and original slipcase. Acetate overlay chipping/loss to upper top right and lower bottom left. Slipcase has wear to edges and some spotting.

Richard Avedon's first collection of photographs. This ground breaking book, a collaboration begun several years earlier between Avedon and Capote who contributed the narrative of Avedon's subjects, including Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Pablo Picasso, John Huston, Alfred Hitchcock, The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Arthur Miller, Coco Chanel, Mae West, Louis Armstrong, Humphrey Bogart, Ezra Pound, W. Somerset Maugham, Isak Dinesen, Judy Garland, Igor Stravinsky, Katherine Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Humphrey Bogart, Buster Keaton, and others.


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Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote.
Avedon, Richard & Capote, Truman
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Photography, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Charlie Chaplin, Igor Stravinsky, Alfred Hitchcock, Coco Chanel
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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