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Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books

Beaton, Cecil

Beaton, Cecil. The Book of Beauty. Duckworth, London (1930). 27 photo plates and other illustration including a colour frontispiece portrait of Queen Alexandra

Beaton, Cecil. Cecil Beaton's Scrapbook. Batsford,London (1937). Illustrated in colour and b/w with Beaton's photographs, paintings and line drawings with accompanying text and captions.

Dali, Salvador. Metamorphose de Narcisse. Editions Surrealistes, Paris (1937). 500 copies

Dali, Salvador. Metamorphosis of Narcissus. Julien Levy Gallery, New York (1937). English translation by Francis Scarfe; Includes a color frontispiece, 2 black and white illustrations; 550 copies. Cover photograph by Cecil Beaton.

Beaton, Cecil. Cecil Beaton's New York. Batsford,London (1938). Red frontispiece, many drawings and illustrations.

Capote, Truman. Local Color. William Heinemann, London (1950). First UK edition; Illustrated with photographs by Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hoynigen-Huene, and others. 200 numbered copies.

Liberman, Alexander. The Art and Technique of Color Photography. Simon and Schuster, New York (1951). Documentation compiled by J. Tichenor; Introduction by A. B. Louchheim; A collection of color photographs from seventeen photographers, including Cecil Beaton, Andre Kertesz, and Irving Penn, among others. Edited and designed by Alexander Liberman.

Beaton, Cecil. The Glass of Fashion. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London (1954). Illustrated by Cecil Beaton

Beaton, Cecil. The Face of the World. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London (1957). An International Scrapbook of People and Places; Photographic illustrations including portraits of Sir Winston Churchill, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Joan Crawford, Audrey Hepburn, Karen Blixen, Camus, Sartre, Picasso ; Signed limited edition; 150 copies

Le Clercq, Tanaquil. The Ballet Cook Book. Stein and Day, New York (1966). Includes 250 black and white photographs, including some by Richard Avedon, and Cecil Beaton.

Beaton, Cecil. The Best of Beaton. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London (1968). With Notes on the photographs by Cecil Beaton; Introduction by Truman Capote; 8 photographs in full-colour and over 300 in black and white. With an original photograph of Cecil Beaton, taken by Keith Money,

Palazzoli, Daniela. Cecil Beaton Portfolios. Gruppo Editoriale Electa, Milano (1982). Photographs of: Gary Cooper early thirties, Buster Keaton 1931, Marlene Dietrich 1935, John Weissmuller 1933, Greta Garbo 1946, Marlon Brando 1947, Audrey Hepburn 1954, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin in High Society 1956, Marilyn Monroe 1956, Rudolf Nureyev, Nov 1962, Edit Sitwell 1962 and Pablo Picasso 1965. 1000 copies.

Lawford, Valentine; Horst, Paul. Horst: His Work and His World.. Knopf, New York (1984). 299 photographs in color and in black and white including 15 by George Hayningen, Cecil Beaton, Man Ray, Irving Penn and others.