The World in Vogue, 1893 to 1963 (1963) (1st ed)

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The World in Vogue, 1893 to 1963 (1963) (1st ed)

S$82.00

Title: The World in Vogue, 1893 to 1963

Publisher: Viking Press, 1963. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Dust jacket in poor condition, with creases and tears. Book in good condition, profusely illustrated. A huge book, overseas shipping will cost a lot extra.

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A huge and wonderful coffee-table book with some of the most interesting selections from Vogue magazine from 1893-1963, when some of the best writers and thinkers of the era contributed to the magazine. The book contains not only wonderful photographs, including of personalities such as Albert Einstein, Elizabeth Taylor and George Bernard Shaw, but also interesting articles. These include an essay, “The Crisis of Man” by Albert Camus, a short piece on Pierre Balmain by Gertrude Stein, the essays “Opera Addict” by W. H. Auden, “My Grandmother and Mr Gladstone” by Bertrand Russell, and “Brothers, I Presume” by (then) Senator JFK, and many more. Also of note are wonderful movie stills, illustrations, and works of artists such as Picasso.