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Allure by Diana Vreeland

Allure by Diana Vreeland


By Diana Vreeland with Christopher Hemphill
New York: Doubleday & Co., 1980. First edition. A very nice copy indeed of the first (original) edition, in a nice dust jacket. A sticker pasted in the front says the book was presented/purchased at the Rodeo Drive Gala honoring Diana Vreeland.  “Allure” is made up of Vreeland's inspirations distilled from her famous office wall- images of beauty, style & allure. Baroness Olga de Meyer. Miss Mary Taylor. Maria Callas, Anna Magnani, Greta Garbo, Princess Berar, Marchesa Casati, Elsa Maxwell, Penelope Tree, Barbara Hutton, Vicomtesse de Noailles, Colette, Christian Berard, Fred Astaire, Photographers include Cecil Beaton, Man Ray, Baron de Meyer, Edward Steichen, Richard Avedon, Martin Munkasci, Horst, Guy Boudin, Deborah Turbeville, George Hoyningen-Huene etc. 
Hardcover, very good condition, very good dust jacket (jacket has light age-toning along top edge).


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