First edition of Slim Aarons' A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life; signed by him
A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life.
Item Number: 102695
New York: Harper & Row, 1974.
First edition of the photographer’s most well-known work which covered the global social circuit in a style that remains without peer to this day. Folio, original blue cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Thank you for buying this book enjoy!!!! Slim Aarons.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Since publication in 1974, A Wonderful Time has served as a source of inspiration for art designers and advertising gurus. Aarons' pictures appeared on the pages of Harper's Bazaar, Life, Vanity Fair and Holiday. "Attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places" was Aarons's mantra.