"Portrait Of New York" 1948 BEATON, Cecil


[136] pp.

B.T. Batsford Ltd


9" x 6 1/4"

'My book is... less a guide-book than a catalogue of impressions, mostly visual, of a city that, with each visit, becomes for me ever more beguiling, mysterious and impressive.'   Beaton's Cecil Beaton's New York  was written before the war and provides a witty and glamourous snapshot of Manhattan in the 1930s. Beaton spent much of his time in New York during this period as a photographer for Conde Nast. The book captures the city he experienced - it's style, exuberance, diversity, people and culture. Beaton's photographs and illustrations complement the text. This edition, re-titled Portrait of New York , was published 10 years later in 1948. The publisher describes it as having been 'so extensively re-written and re-illustrated that it is virtually a new book.'.

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