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Famous Jewelry Collectors, 1st Ed.

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Hilary Knight collection. First Edition. Oversized folio and 290 illustrations, including 126 full-color plates. ISBN: 0810933411. Here for the first time, is a public viewing of fabulous jewelry owned by the rich and famous - actresses, aristocrats, and socialites - along with a peek into the glamorous lives behind these glittering collections. Tight binding.

Sometime in the early ’50s, Hilary Knight’s drawings of naughty little girls for Mademoiselle magazine led to a meeting with author Kay Thompson (then a top nightclub performer)--and, of course, to the perpetually adored Eloise, the precocious Plaza dweller who in many ways is Knight’s alter ego. “Eloise will be celebrating her 60th birthday in 2015--not bad for a six-year-old,” says Knight. We’re honored to offer these personal pieces from Knight, who remains as stylish, outspoken, and original as the legendary little girl he brought to life.

Product Information

Abrams, New York
Made of:
cloth-bound hardcover with dust jacket
Stefano Papi, Alexandra Rhodes
Page count:
9.25"L x 1"D x 12.25"H