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Don't Look RoundSOLD
The autobiography of Violet Trefusis, with a jacket and illustations by Philippe Jullian.
Prince Felix Yusupov. The Man Who Murdered RasputinSOLD
The fascinating life story of Prince Felix Yusupov, the Russian aristocrat and Parisian exile.
Confessions of an Art Addict£95.00
A snappily-written autobiography from Peggy Guggenheim.
Kentucky Countess. Mona Bismarck in Art & Fashion£70.00
An illustrated biography of the style icon Mona Bismarck, with many photographs by Beaton.
Broken Blood. The Rise and Fall of the Tennant FamilySOLD
Simon Blow's sweeping account of the Tennant family.
Helmut Newton. Autobiography£40.00
The personal story of one of the 20th century's most influential photographers.
Taken Care Of. An AutobiographySOLD
Edith Sitwell's memoir, telling the story of her life from childhood to her last days.
Christian Dior. Talking about Fashion to Elie Ravourdin and Alice ChavaneSOLD
Dior tells the story of his couture house in his own words.
Dior by Dior. The Autobiography of Christian DiorSOLD
The first English edition of Dior's autobiography.
Cecil Beaton. The Authorised BiographySOLD
The official biography of Beaton by Hugo Vickers.
Pierre Balmain. My Years and Seasons£75.00
The fashion designer's autobiography.
Brian Howard. Portrait of a FailureSOLD
'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' - a biography of Brian Howard.
Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man [SIGNED]SOLD
An excellent copy of the limited edition, signed by both the author and illustrator.
Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen-Year LeaseSOLD
A first edition of Beaton's record of his famous Wiltshire country house.
Grace and Favour. The Memoirs of Loelia, Duchess of Westminster£65.00
Leolia, Duchess of Westminster's memoirs of life as a Bright Young Thing.
Serious Pleasures. The Life of Stephen TennantSOLD
Philip Hoare's definitive biography of Stephen Tennant.
A typed manuscript titled 'Princess Margaret and Peter Townsend'£150.00
Society Racket. A Critical Survey of Modern Social Life£150.00
A scarce contemporary account of the Bright Young People.
Alexis. The Memoirs of the Baron de Rede£225.00
The scarce memoirs of the stylish and social Baron de Rede.
The Sphinx. The Life of Gladys Deacon - Duchess of Marlborough£22.00
The authoritative biography of the Belle Epoque intellectual beauty Gladys Deacon.