Lanvin. Fashion Memoir


Elisabeth Barille.

Thames and Hudson. London. 1997. First British edition. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 80 pages. With over 50 colour illustrations. English. 225 x 165mm. 0.4kg. 9780500018163. 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 French couturier Jeanne Lanvin, 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 her creations and vintage `fashion photographs. From the library of theatre designer David Collis, with his dated signature in pencil to front endpaper.