Patrick Mauries. Introduction by Sylvia Ferino-Pagden. Photographs by Massimo Listri.
Franco Maria Ricci. Milano. 1993. First edition. No. 2551 of a limited edition of 5000 copies. French language edition. Hardback, quarto; black silk-bound boards, with colour plate pasted to front board, gilt titles to front and spine, housed in black-cloth clam-shell-box, with black patterned-paper to front and back. 169 pages on grey heavy stock. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of sketches and tipped-in colour photographs of the clothes. Italian, French & English text. 370 x 255mm. 1.8kg. 9788821607615. Near fine, in near fine box.
A Franco Maria Ricci monograph on the Italian fashion designer Roberto Capucci, renowned for his colourful, constructed designs from the 1950s onwards. The book includes an overview of Capucci's career and outlook accompanied by numerous photographs and sketches of the clothes.