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Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Slim Aaron’s photographs, where wealthy people lounge poolside, looking effortlessly beautiful, are the definitive insiders look into the private lives of the Leisure Class of the 1950’s and 60’s. Aarons as part of the Jet-set photographed from Beverly Hills, to the French Riviera, capturing the Kennedys, Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, and other elite jet-setters. Aarons worked without stylists or elaborate lighting, preferring to photograph celebrities in their own clothes and own surroundings. As a faithful chronicler of the High Society he has no equal.
Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. A scarce first edition of Aaron’s now iconic book. Minor sunning to spine edge of dust jacket. Foxing to title page, otherwise very good. Photographs include: the Vanderbilts, the Rockefellers, the Duchess of Windsor, Mary Hemingway, Truman Capote, Howard Hughes, and many others. Settings include Aspen, Bermuda, Newport, Palm Springs, Beverly Hills, Scottsdale, Palm Beach, Montego Bay, San Francisco, and other places the jet set congregated.
A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publication Date: 1975
Binding: Hard bound in dust jacket
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
· Category: Recently Sold ·