G (Ex-art library, with spine label, i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; dj has average wear to edges; light use seen overall. ) Slick black boards, black and illus. dust jacket, 254 pp., many BW illus., some color illus. Main text is in French, with German and French translations at rear. Presents work by Austrian-born American fashion designer Rudi Gernreich (1922-1985), as written by his "favorite model and muse, " Peggy Moffitt. With an essay by Marylou Luther. Highly illustrated, as you may imagine.
Fine. First edition bound in black cloth with silver stamped lettering. Illu strated through-out. 4to (12.50 X 9.25") 224pp. A Fine copy on a VG+ d j that has a tiny closed tear to the top right corner, a small 2 cm lo ng tear on the rear panel and a slight rub to the base of the spine. A n attractive copy chronicling the career of one of America's most orig inal designers.
Reissue. Hardcover. Essay by Marylou Luther about fashion designer Gernreich. A collection of color and black and white photographs by Claxton of his wife Moffitt who was a model and muse for Gernreich. A tight close to near fine copy with some bumping to the top corners in a near fine dust jacket with the same bumping to the top corners. Still, a nice copy.
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