Fortuny. Fashion Memoir


Delphine Desveaux.

Thames and Hudson. London. 1998. First British edition. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 80 pages. With 45 illustrations, 25 in colour. English. 225 x 165mm. 0.4kg. 9780500018460. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear, slight yellowing to jacket, publisher's price sticker to rear panel.

A volume on the Italian couturier Mariano Fortuny, from the Fashion Memoir series. There is a short essay on the life and work of the designer which is followed by numerous images of his creations and`vintage fashion photographs. From the library of theatre designer David Collis, with his dated signature in pencil to front endpaper.