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Beaton in Vogue
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* 1. How One Lives: The London Season (1928); After London, New York (1931); Palm Beachistory (1931); Debutantes - English and American (1932); Remembrance of Things Proust (1972) * 2. Beaton at War: The Scars of London (1941); Modern Times (1944); RAF Impressions (1941); American Eagles (1942); Raids to End War (1943); Official Photographer (1942); Journey to the Orient (1944); At Viceroy's House (1944); Jungle Front (1944); Prevailing China (1944) * 3. People: Paris Sketches (1945); Beaton on Berard (1960); Golden Picasso (1965); Eye to Eye: David Hockney (1969); A Woman of Quality: Lady Diana Cooper (1969) * 4. A Windsor Album: Mrs Simpson (1937); Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor (1937); Royal Albums (1953); Notes in the Abbey (1953) * 5. Fashion: Modern Chic (1928); London Tea Gowns (1931); Putting on Local Colour (1932); Is It the Clothes or the Woman? (1946); The Art of Artifice (1959); The Changing Face of the Fashion Model (1967) * 6. Stage and Screen: The New Screen Stars (1930); Ballets Russes (1936); The Lily Elsie Legend (1943); Decor Difficulties (1946); Audrey Hepburn (1954); Unconquerable Mae West (1970) * 7. The Joys of Travel: Goodbye, New York (1929); A Food Dilettante on Holiday (1932); North Africa (1934); Haiti (1935); Jaipur (1944); Sicily (1954); In Turkey (1965)

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A veritable feast of articles, drawings and photographs by Beaton dating from the 1920s to the 1970s

About the Author

Josephine Ross worked for Vogue for several years before leaving to become a fulltime writer. Her books include The Vogue Bedside Book and The Winter Queen.

Reviews

'Surveys the life and work of an extraordinary fashion auteur ... Beaton's romantic vision captured starlets and socialites alike. The sheer breadth of his talent impresses as he sketches, shoots and quips his way into the pages of Vogue' - Vogue
'Picture Book of the Week' - New Statesman
'Lavish ... a vital addition to any photography book collection' - Amateur Photographer
'A sumptuous compilation of the characterful photographs, sparkling essays and elegant illustrations produced by Cecil Beaton for the style bible' - Metro
'Delightful line drawings of people and places, each one demonstrating Beaton's acerbic eye and cartoon-like facility of draughtsmanship ... a refreshing and vivacious publication' - The Spectator
'A total delight' - Daily Express

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