(New York: self-published, 1978, an edition of 75), a portfolio of 11 photographs, each signed and numbered '1/75' by the photographer in pencil and with his portfolio, copyright, and individual title stamps on the reverse, each within individual wrappers numbered sequentially 1 through 11 by Avedon in pencil, 1948-57, printed in 1978; together with the printed plate list/colophon, these within another wrapper, as issued, signed and numbered '1/75' by the photographer in pencil on the front. Folio, gray buckram clamshell box with the photographer's name printed in red, no. 1 in an edition of 75
This portfolio was published in conjunction with Avedon's 1978 retrospective exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 13 - November 5, 1978.
The plates are as follows:
Elise Daniels with Street Performers, Suit by Balenciaga, Les Marais, Paris, August 1948
Renée, The New Look of Dior, Place de la Concorde, Paris, August 1949
Dorian Leigh, Coat by Dior, Avenue Montaigne, Paris, August 1949
Carmen (Homage to Munkacsi), Coat by Cardin, Place Françoise Premier, Paris, August 1957
Dorian Leigh, Evening dress by Piguet, Helena Rubinstein apartment, Île St.-Louis, Paris, August 1949
Dorian Leigh, Schiaparelli rhinestones, Pré-Catelan, Paris, August 1949
Sunny Harnett, Evening dress by Grès, Casino, Le Touquet, August 1954
Suzy Parker and Robin Tattersall, Evening dress by Griffe, Folies-Bergère, Paris, August 1957
Elise Daniels, Turban by Paulette, Pré-Catelan, Paris, August 1948
Suzy Parker, Evening dress by Lanvin-Castillo, Café des Beaux Arts, Paris, August 1956
Marlene Dietrich, Turban by Dior, The Ritz, Paris, August 1955
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