Dior, Christian ~ Talking About Fashion – To Elie Rabourdin And Alice Chavane
Hutchinson, London : 1954
The sole UK printing published by Hutchinson, London in 1954. The BOOK is in Very Good condition with some light pushing at the spine tips. Some mild fading of the edges and mild dulling of the gilt titling. The book has a slight lean. Light toning to the text-block. Penned price to the upper front blank end-paper. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good- condition. Some losses to the spine tips and edges ( see images )with rubbing to the folds, edge-wear and some small closed tears. Light fading and toning to the spine. The price has been neatly crossed through with a light pen to the lower front flap. Remnant of a small sticker having been removed to the upper front panel, which is not very obtrusive. The wraparound wrapper artwork remains very striking in the removable brodart archival cover. 'It is the story of Dior's rise to fame, and of the labour of love behind his creations. Illustrated with 8 costume design line drawings printed on blue paper. A very scarce title.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Very Good-