THE DRESS DOCTOR. Edith Head, Jane Kesner Ardmore.


Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Head on a blank leaf tipped in after the copyright page. Autobiography of the renowned Hollywood costume designer, with entertaining anecdotes about dressing many legendary stars, including Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, and Marlene Dietrich. Also includes "a complete guide on what to wear for every occasion, from Amusement Parks to Weddings." Best known for her work with Paramount, Head (1897-1981) earned a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design between 1949 and 1973. Octavo. Original white cloth binding, with pink stamping. Minor bit of foxing to the top edge. The dust jacket is a bit browned, more so along the spine, with a faint stain to the spine head; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #70515

Price: $150.00

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