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Return Engagement

Watters, James, and Horst

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ISBN 10: 0517555239 / ISBN 13: 9780517555231
Published by Clarkson Potter, New York, 1984
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. 4to. First printing. Book is As New, crisp and clean. Price-clipped dust jacket is is crisp and clean, with a touch of scuffing to rear panel. Horst's elegant contemporary photos of famous faces contrast with earlier glamour photos to show the transformative ravages (not always awful) of time. Among those included are Dorothy Lamour, Louise Brooks, Bette Davis, Luise Rainer, Eve Arden, Barbara Stanwyck, Jane Russell, Ginger Rogers, Pola Negri, Claudette Colbert Fay Wray, Katharine Hepburn, Gloria Swanson, and many, many more. 168 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail. Bookseller Inventory # 74384

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Title: Return Engagement

Publisher: Clarkson Potter, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First edition

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Photographs from the past and recent portraits by Horst along with a lively text, record the then-and-now glamour and elegance of seventy-five female stars of the 1930s and 1940s

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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