Edited by Roger Pinkham.
Victoria and Albert Museum. London. 1983. First edition. Paperback; illustrated wrappers. 200 pages. Over 100 illustrations in colour and b&w. English. 275 x 215mm. 0.7kg. 0905209508. Near fine; light crease to top forecorner of rear wrapper, slight fading to spine.
The catalogue for an exhibition of the work of Oliver Messel held at the Theatre Museum of the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1983. The book explores the many facets of the designer's career, including his work for theatre, ballet and film. There are contributions from Roy Strong, Cecil Beaton, Richard Buckle, etc. and the text is generously illustrated with photographs and drawings.