Elsa Schiaparelli's autobiography
New York: Dutton, 1954. A classic among the fashion memoirs, that has become scarce in hardcover and dust jacket. This US. Illustrated with numerous b&w plates, and four color. 230 pages of reminiscences, ending with Schiaparelli's "Twelve Commandments For Women". Jacket has survived, but with wear: some loss at spine tips and edges, closed tears and a lot of creasing (see photos). Ink price on endpaper. Previous owner's name in ink on title page.