Aaron Taylor-Johnson by Mario Testino for Vogue October 2012
The Jazz Age.
THE TABITHA SEWING MACHINE 1886-1890
All The Sad Young Men. F. Scott Fitzgerald. New York: Scribner’s, 1926. First edition. Original dust jacket.
Third collection of short stories by Fitzgerald, written at a time of disillusionment. He was in financial difficulty, he believed his wife Zelda was romantically involved with another man, she had suffered a series of physical illnesses, and his play The Vegetable had been a failure.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960). Harper Lee (1926-). First Edition. Original dust cover. The arrest and eventual trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman. Tough and tender novel of race, class, justice, and the pain of growing up. Won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. “The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” (Lee)
Pierre de Nolhac (1859-1936), Conservateur du Musée de Versailles. Henry Nolhac (1884-1948).
Pierre was appointed curator of the Versailles museum in 1892. The family is domiciled there, and Henry’s childhood is in the unique Castle.
Reorganizing the collections by Pierre remains a landmark achievement in the history of the museum. As well as a historian and art historian, Pierre was a poet.
As a painter, Henry produced mostly portraits, including this of his father.
Peter Behrens, Chair, 1901, for his home in Darmstadt.
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