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Inventive Paris Clothes 1909-1939. A Photographic Essay by Irving Penn£70.00
A series of masterful photographs by Irving Penn of the work of the great Parisian couturiers.
James Lees-Milne Diaries. Ancestral Voices [1942-1943]; Prophesying Peace [1944-1945]; Caves of Ice [1946-1947]; Midway on the Waves [1948-1949]; A Mingled Measure 1953-1972; Ancient as the Hills 1973-1974; Through Wood and Dale 1975-1978; Deep Romantic C£420.00
A complete set of James Lees-Milne's diaries.
Left Hand, Right Hand! An Autobiography by Osbert Sitwell. Vol. I. The Cruel Month; Vol. II. The Scarlet Tree; Vol. III. Great Morning; Vol. IV. Laughter in the Next Room; Nobel Essences or Courteous Revelations. [A Complete Set]£220.00
A complete set of the five volume autobiography of Sitwell sibling, Osbert.
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Beauchamp St John's Visitors Book 1927-1940£140.00
Sir Philip Sassoon and Sir Auriel Stein appear in a Indian visitors book.
The British Colour Council Dictionary of Colours for Interior Decoration£750.00
A scarce colour sample book intended to standardise colours across the interior decoration trade.
The Couture Collection of Tina ChowSOLD
The catalogue of the sale of Chow's couture pieces, including Balenciaga, Fortuny and Yves Saint Laurent.
The Masque. A Theatre Notebook. [A complete run of 9 Numbers]SOLD
A complete run of the post-War theatre magazine, with 3 issues devoted to Rex Whistler's theatre designs.
Valentino. Thirty Years of Magic£50.00
A sumptuous pictorial biography of the life and career of Valentino.
Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen-Year LeaseSOLD
A first edition of Beaton's record of his famous Wiltshire country house.
Lips! Lips! Lips! [Signed]£80.00
A photographic exploration of the sensuality of lips, filled with Moriyama's grainy images.
Roxilia. Collezione Autunno-Inverno 1987/88£70.00
A rare 1980s lookbook from the Italian fashion brand Roxilia.
A Tint Book of Historical Colours suitable for decorative work. De Luxe Edition£195.00
A beautifully produced swatch book of 136 historical colours from the Parsons paint company.
I Love Pictures! Tim Walker£95.00
First full monograph on the British fashion photographer Tim Walker.
L'art du costume dans les films de ViscontiSOLD
A rare catalogue celebrating the films of Luchino Visconti.
La Mode Chez Delion. Printemps et Ete 1903£85.00
A turn-of-the-century trade catalogue from the prestigious Paris hatmakers Delion.
A collection of Philippe Jullian's observational sketches on the tastes and styles of the French people.
The Worlds of Stephen Spender. I think continually of those who were truly great...£45.00
A beautifully-produced anthology of words and pictures connected with Stephen Spender and his milieu.
Alaia. Azzedine Alaia in the 21st Century£350.00
A visual overview of Alaļa's recent fashion creations, beautifully presented.
Colour and Interior DecorationSOLD
Basil Ionides's influential book on the use of colour in interiors, very scarce with the dust jacket.
Il Design Italiano Degli Anni'50 a cura del Centrokappa£250.00
A fantastic sourcebook on the golden age of modern Italian design.