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Lane, Kenneth Jay And Harrice Simons Miller And Suzy

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ISBN 10: 0810935791 / ISBN 13: 9780810935792
Published by Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY, 1996
Condition: VG+ Hardcover
From Easton's Books, Inc. (Mount Vernon, WA, U.S.A.)

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Hardback in Very Good+ condition with Very Good+ dust jacket.; 44 X 4 X 4 inches; 160 pages; Signed by author bookplate pasted to front endpaper. With a foreword by Suzy. ; Signed by Author VG+; Hardback in Very Good+ condition with Very Good+ dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 43424

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Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

About this title


The American costume-jewellery designer, Kenneth Jay Lane, gives an account of his life and career. The book contains photographs of many of his creations, as well as accounts of his friendships with some of the celebrities who have worn them.

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Unabashedly, Lane admits in his memoir to having borrowed the designs of Bulgari, Schlumberger, and David Webb, among other precious-jewelry creators, for his fashion-worthy fakes. But to own just a few Lane pieces is to live vicariously in the company of Barbara Bush, the late Jackie O., Madonna, Princess Di, and others, and, more important, to possess the cachet of style. As is to be expected, the breathless reporting in this autobiography (written with a cowriter) flits from one topic to the next, one name to another, as readers try to follow, in some sequence, the exact life of KJL after his graduation from the Rhode Island School of Design. Ultimately, though, most will surrender to admiring the photography of John Bigelow Taylor, enjoying the celebrity tales, and wondering what such a collection would bring at auction. Barbara Jacobs

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