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.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Square 8vo. First UK edition. 96 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Some spotting to edges of cloth. Internally clean. B&w photography throughout by Irving Penn. VG/VG.
Fine. Penn, Irving. Inventive Paris Clothes, 1909-1939. Text by Diana Vreeland. New York City: Viking Press, 1977. 95pp. Illustrated. Square 4to. White cloth. Book condition: Near fine with previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good with light bumping to corners and faint yellowing to edges and spine.
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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