Koln: Taschen, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed and dated in the year of publication by June Newton on the half-title. June Newton (1923-2021), renowned under her professional pseudonym Alice Springs, takes the reader on an extraordinary photographic journey from her childhood in Australia through work and travels with her husband, Helmut Newton. The photographs offer a wonderful mix of personal snapshots, editorial work for magazines like Elle, and portraits of such leading creative figures as Yves Saint Laurent, Gore Vidal, Balthus, Robert Mapplethorpe, Brassai, Nicole Kidman, and Anjelica Huston. Quarto. Original white boards, with red titles. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some mild edgewear.
From the library of revered English actor, comedian, musician, and writer Eric Idle, accompanied by a letter of provenance. Idle (b.1943) is a founding member of the British comedy troupe Monty Python, as well as the parody rock group The Rutles, and is the writer of the music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical Spamalot. Near fine / Near fine. Item #75570