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Elsa Maxwell's Café Society

Nick Harvill Libraries

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Elsa Maxwell's Café Society
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Elsa Maxwell's Café Society

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Vintage; 1910-1950
Good; upturned corners, fraying & creasing.
Country of Origin:
United States
11" L x 8" W x 0.1" H

Why We Love This

Elsa Maxwell's Café Society. Vol. 1, no. 1. NY: Dell Publishing Company, 1953. 99 pages. Softcover. First and only issue of the celebrity magazine that Elsa Maxwell's biographer called a foreshadowing of Vanity Fair. Articles on the marrying Gabor sisters, the Duke of Windsor, Elsa's nemesis King Farouk, Princess Margaret, and Tommy Manville who had been married 13 times to 11 different women.
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About Nick Harvill Libraries

California-based Nick Harvill Libraries specializes in out-of-print and rare books from the 20th century on fashion, design, art, social history, travel, Hollywood, and photography. NHL and its books have been profiled in Vogue, C Magazine, The Peak of Chic, Angeleno, Vogue Living, the Los Angeles Times, and American Express’s Black Ink Magazine. Elle Décor recommended NHL for its “hip vintage books” from a “smart young dealer.”

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