Carried Away: All About Bags. Helene David-Weill, Jean-Louis Dumas, Farid Chenoune.

Carried Away: All About Bags

Paris: Hermes / Union Centrale Des Arts Decoratifs / Le Passage, 2004. Over 300 Color & b/w Illustrations (chiefly Color photographs). First English-language Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall (small). Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #L077296
ISBN: 2901422799

Slight rubbing to jacket (chiefly to extremities); else a nice, clean copy internally. 338, [2] pages. Catalogue of the exhibition organized by Maison Hermes for the Musee de la Mode et du Textile, Union Centrale des Arts Decoratifs, Paris; at that institution October 2004 - February 2005. Notable for contributions by Samuel Beckett (part of Winnie's monologue from "Happy Days"), Henri Michaux ("Bag Time") and both Native American and indigenous African lore. Preface by David-Weill and Dumas; editor's introduction; other contributions by Olivier Saillard and others; glossary ("A Brief Lexicon of Bags") by Charlotte Potin; bibliography. Scarce in any condition.

Price: $299.95