The Defence

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1964).

Price: $200.00

Hardcover. First English edition. Fine with gilt bright in very good dustwrapper rubbed, toned and with scattered creases and nicks. Distinctive ownership Signature of Elsa Schiaparelli on front free endpaper. Schiaparelli was one of the world’s premiere designers during the 1930s, who pioneered numerous now-iconic fashions elements such as the divided skirt, trompe-l'oeil detailing, synthetic materials, and exposed fasteners, and as well as incorporated surrealist designed into her work through her collaboration with Jean Cocteau and Salvador Dali.

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The Defence. Vladimir NABOKOV.
The Defence