Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44

Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44
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Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44
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Cecil Beaton.

New York. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1965. First edition. Hardback, dust jacket. 352 pages. 34 hors-text b&w illustrations. 215 x 150mm (8 x 6"). 0.65kg. 0297994115. English. Very good; slight shelf wear, light ruffling at head and base of spine, top edge of boards lightly knocked, jacket price-clipped, off-setting to endpapers.

The second volume in Beaton's series of six diaries. The Years Betweencovers the war years and Beaton's role as a war photographer for the Ministry of Information. Stories of his time in the Middle East, India, Burma and China are combined with reporting on the London bombings and the RAF. Interspersed within these more reflective passages are Beaton's trademark pen portraits of society, artistic and political figures, including Winston Churchill, Walter Sickert, Stephen Tennant, Noel Coward and the Marchesa di Casati.