New York: Rizzoli, 2011. First. Hardcover. Orchid cloth/boards with silver spine lettering. Color-illus. dj with white spine lettering. 272 pp. with color and bw illus. throughout. 5 pounds; may require extra shipping. NF / VG- with bumping to front top edge. Item #145949
Messel began his career of designing for theatre with Diaghilev's Ballet Russe in 1925. His career grew into stage and set designs for over 40 film and stage productions and costume designs for The Queen of Spades, Thief of Baghdad and other famous works. He took a turn into interior design and architecture. His monumental works in all genres, and his sparkling career are detailed here by his nephew, along with memorable photos of interiors, exteriors, stage sets, films and much more. A stunning book about an amazingly talented designer.
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