Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Top corners are bumped. Tape ghosts on board edges. Slight spine twist. Binding a bit shaken. Lower board edges are lightly soiled. Library label across DJ lower spine. Light bumping to DJ spine extremities. DJ spine sun-darkened. Else DJ clean.; B&W Photographs; 10.5" x 10.5"; 95 pages; Ex-Library.
Penn, Irving. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Small 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall. White textured cloth hardcover binding clean square and tight. DJ has minimal wear-protected from further damage in clean Brodart. 95 pages. B/W photos. Picture essay inspired by exhibit Vreeland organized for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vreeland provides a unique glimpse into the lives of each of the couturiers and her captions to Penn's photos are rich in detail.
Photographs by Irving Penn, 10.5 x 10.5, cloth, 95 pp, extremities a bit bumped, hinges loose else a nice copy in edge-worn, toned dw with bottom of spine ragged and ink marks at bottom of front flap. FIRST ED.
Fine. About fine in a near fine dj. (Virtually indiscernable erasure at head of front endpaper. Closed 1/4"-inch tear at head of rear dj. flap. Traces of yellowing to white edges of dj. ) A lovely copy.
Bottom edges lightly foxed, else near fine in a near fine jacket. First Edition. Square quarto. SIGNED by Irving Penn, with his photographic essay by Irving Penn; text by Diana Vreeland. Illustrated with Penn's black and white images of early 20th century Parisian haute couture, inspired by an exhibition at The Met curated by Diana Vreeland.
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