Edited by Robert Brandau. With a biographical essay by Philippe Jullian.
Thames and Hudson. London. 1976. First edition. Hardback; black boards, dust jacket. [c.160 pages.] 72 monochrome illustrations. English. 325 x 250mm. 1.2kg. 050054039x. Very good, in good dust jacket; light rusting to gold title of front panel, some soiling and surface wear to rear panel; some spotting and dustiness to edges.
An album of images by the early portrait and fashion photographer Baron de Meyer. De Meyer was the first official fashion photographer to be appointed by Vogue magazine. His fashion work, as well as his portraits of figures such as Nijinsky, the Marchesa Casati, John Barrymore and Ottoline Morrell, are faithfully reproduced here in full-page plates. The writer and illustrator Philippe Jullian provides the introduction. From the library of theatre designer David Collis, with his dated signature in pencil to front endpaper.
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