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Carried Away: All About Bags

Chenoune, Farid

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ISBN 10: 0865651582 / ISBN 13: 9780865651586
Published by Vendome Press
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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0865651582 Vendome; NY, 2005. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in a Near Fine, slight abrasion top rear panel, Dustwrapper. 192pp, 4to[quarto or aprx 9.5 x 12 inches], colour illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1008998

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Title: Carried Away: All About Bags

Publisher: Vendome Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Carried Away The bag is one of the most universal and oldest objects invented by humankind. What began as a prosaic item for everyday use can now be a luxurious treasure that confers instant status. In this unique, lavishly illustrated volume, published to accompany the exhibition Le Cas du Sac, noted fashion historian Farid Chenoune and 24 expert authors present an unimaginable wealth of bags made for everyon... Full description


Published to accompany the Le Cas du Sac exhibition, a visual tour of the role of bags as fashion totems features photographs of such pieces as Philip Treacy's evening bag printed with Andy Warhol's Campbell Soup cans and the pangu bags used by the African monarchy for holding royal regalia. 12,500 first printing.

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