New York: John Day Company, . 1st. Original cloth. First American Edition. 4to. 240 pp. Photo-reproductions. Printed on plain and colored papers. Publisher's black cloth spine over pale blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine; color illustrated dustacket. Near fine (gift inscription; light shelf wear) in near very good dustjacket (price-clipped; wear & short closed tears to extremities, more so to spine ends; 2" closed tear to upper rear cover; slight darkening to spine). Item #17849
Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE (1904-1980) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre.