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The Collection of André Leon Talley

Thu, Sep 21, 2023 10:00AM EDT
  • The Collection of André Leon Talley
Lot 48

Group of Fashion and Art Themed Vintage Books

Estimate: $200 - $400
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Including: Tallulah: My Autobiography by Tallulah Bankhead, Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1954, first edition; The Irrational Journey by Pauline de Rothschild, Harcourt, Brace, and World, Inc., 1966, first edition; Memoirs of the 40's by Cecil Beaton, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1972; The Education of a Gardener: A Personal and Somewhat Autobiographical Treasury of Gardening by One of the World's Greatest Gardeners by Russell Page, Atheneum Publishers, 1962; Versailles by Ian Dunlop, B.T. Batsford LTD, 1956; The Wandering Years Diaries: 192239 by Cecil Beaton, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1961; Local Color by Truman Capote, Random House, 1946, first edition with a 1953 bookplate; Voltaire in Love by Nancy Mitford, Hamish Hamilton, 1957, with 'H.S. Mithcell Christmas 1957' inscription; 1963–74 The Parting Years by Cecil Beaton, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1978. Together with a black and white photograph of Mr. & Mrs. Aristotle Onassis.


All with wear consistent with age and use.

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The Collection of André Leon Talley