Graydon Carter. With essays by Christopher Hitchens, David Friend, and Terence Pepper.
National Portrait Gallery. London. 2008. First edition. Hardback, large quarto; black cloth-bound boards with silver title, dust jacket. 383 pages. Illustrated profusely with full-page colour and b&w photographs. English. 350 x 275mm. 3.2kg. 9781855143920. Fine, in fine dust jacket.
The sumptuous hardback catalogue from the National Portrait Gallery's crowd-pulling exhibition of Vanity Fair's portraits. The book is a visual journey through the faces of those who shaped the twentieth century. Photographers featured include Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Weber, George Hoyningen-Huene, and Robert Mapplethorpe.