Lot 11 of 153:
  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Observations

Author:
Avedon, Richard

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Simon and Schuster

Date:
[1959]

Description:
Commentary by Truman Capote. Illustrated throughout from photogrpahsy by Avedon. 14x10½, boards, three-color slipcase. First Edition. First edition of this important collaboration between Avedon and Capote, with a striking lay-out designed by Alexey Brodovitch. The subjects for Avedon's photographs and Capote's commentary are celebrities and prominent intellectuals of the day, including: Alfred Hitchcock, Charlie Chaplin, Pablo Picasso, Marilyn Monroe, Lene Horne, Katherine Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Arthur Miller, Igor Stravinsky, et al.

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Condition:
Slipcase worn at edges with some light stains; tiny bump to front board and spine ends and bottom corners lightly bumped; interior fine.


 
Item number:
128466
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