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PORTRAITS: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten

Mauriber, Saul (Compiled)/Van Vechten, Carl/Hammond, Natalie Hays (Introduction)

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ISBN 10: 0672524279 / ISBN 13: 9780672524271
Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis/New York
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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(1978) Original black cloth covers, very bright and clean. Spine ends and corners slightly bumped. DJ is As Is--Approx. 6 1/2" closed tear from bottom edge of front panel w/ some old tape repair to part of it. Mild edge wear. Price clipped. Illust. w/ numerous b/w photos of famous people of this century, most of them caught at the peak of their careers. Bookseller Inventory # 6114

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Title: PORTRAITS: The Photography of Carl Van ...

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis/New York

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Carl Van Vechten

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Printing

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A compilation of photographs of famous actors, artists, dancers, musicians and writers taken by Van Vechten from the 1930s to the early 1960s. Includes portraits of Bessie Smith, Lena Horne, Billie Holliday, Laurence Olivier, Marlon Brando, Georgia O'Keefe, Henri Matisse and more. 172 pages (unpaginated); 164 full page b&w photographic plates; 9 x 12 inches.

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