Bals: Legendary Costume Balls of the Twentieth Century Book$ 195
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From The Rake's Contributing Editor Nick Foulkes comes Bals: Legendary Costume Balls of the Twentieth Century, a stellar addition to Assouline's collection of incomparable tomes. "Tomes" because the term "coffee table books" does none of them justice, least of all this book on nine of the most exceptional private parties of the Twentieth Century, from Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball to Paul Poiret’s Thousand and Second Night Party. Its pages are replete with images of and anecdotes from (or about) the most glamorous and intriguing guests, including Capote, Brigitte Bardot, Elizabeth Taylor and Cecil Beaton. Jacqueline de Ribes, Hélène David-Weill, and Marisa Berenson share their memories. A truly unique gift, this book will enhance any room, no matter where it falls open. Just don’t drop it on your foot.
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- Materials and Care Notes 308 pages, 250+ illustrations, W 11.06 x L 13.97 x D 1.88 in Hardcover in a Luxury Slipcase ISBN: 9781614280002 3.629 kg
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Assouline is the premier luxury library brand. They supply everything from cocaine-scented candles to Goyard trunks but books are their greatest passion, so of course The Rake chose from those for our personal collection. Statement pieces as well as cultural tomes, these are the Assouline titles a rake needs at home.
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