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Quail in Aspic

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Era:
Vintage; 1960s
Condition:
Excellent
Materials:
paper
Size:
8.75" L x 5.75" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
yellow

Why We Love This

Quail in Aspic by Cecil Beaton. London: Wiedenfeld Nicolson, 1962. First printing. A perfect copy of Beaton's rare society parody, in a clipped jacket. Beaton adored to dress himself and friends as mythical members of a supposed displaced aristocracy, complete with elaborate pedigrees and supporting photo histories, made funnier by mingling in with his real society friends. Book and jacket are in fine condition.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.