CECIL BEATON DIARIES (SET OF 6) 1922-1974

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Cecil Beaton Diaries (Set of 6) 1922-1974


 A nice set of six diaries written by Cecil Beaton which cover a half a century in total of his wide ranging life. He was a famous English Fashion and Portrait photographer, diarist, interior designer and Oscar winning Stage, Set and Costume designer. The diaries cover the middle years of the 20th century - 1922-1974, when his work output was at its peak. His work ranged from photographing for Vogue magazine to designing the costumes worn by Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady".

1922-39 "The Wandering Years" published by Little Brown (USA).
1939-44 "The Years Between" published by Holt Rinehart & Winston (USA).
1944-48 "The Happy Years" published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson (UK).
1948-55 "The Strenuous Years" published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson (UK).
1955-63 "The Restless Years" published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson (UK).
1963-74 "The Parting Years" published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson (UK).

A fascinating read and a great addition to any collection interested in Cafe Society of that time.