Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s
Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s
Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s
Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s
Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s
Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s

LEVINE, Gemma. Faces of the 80s [and] Memories.

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A bonanza of autographs.

LEVINE, Gemma. Faces of the 80s [and] Memories. Collins, 1987 & Ebury Press, 1998.

4to, original boards, in price-clipped dust-jacket; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs; a little chipping to wrapper, ink inscription, otherwise a very good copy.
First edition. Somehow linking Cardinal Hume, Bob Geldof, Margaret Thatcher, Alan Sugar, Michael Grade, Michael Gambon, Toyah Wilcox and many others, this collection of Levine's famous portraits is a glimpse of the rich, famous and (self-) important of a legendary decade.
This copy is signed by 34 of the sitters. The signatories are as varied as the portraits themselves:
Jeffery Archer
Ben Kingsley
Bob Geldof
Richard Branson
Michael Grade
Tim Rice
Bernard Levin
Frank Bruno
Robin Day
Jeremy Irons
Penelope Keith
Samantha Fox
Geoffrey Howe
Jimmy Young
David Frost
Elaine Page
Alan Bates
Bobby Robson
Bob Hoskins
Melvyn Bragg
Terry Wogan
Nigel Hawthorne
Jasper Carrott
Helena Bonham Carter
David Owen
Michael Parkinson
Fiona Shaw
Anthony Sher
John Mortimer
Miriam Stoppard
Tom Stoppard
Michael Caine
Toyah Wilcox
sold with:
Memories: with photographs by Gemma Levine.
4to., blue cloth lettered in silver to spine; original unclipped jacket; pp. 160, near-fine. Provenance: With Bonhams ticket laid in.
Third impression, this copy signed by Tony Blair to the ffep; and by the photographer to the half-title: "With best wishes to The Teenage Cancer Trust and wishing you the very best of luck, Gemma Levine, 2001" and several other sitters:
Michel Roux
Betty Boothroyd
David Suchet
Felicity Lott
George Carey
Harold Pinter
Joanna Lumley
John Harvey-Jones
John Suchet
Jonathan Sachs
Judi Dench
Margaret Thatcher
Michael Levy
Ned Sherrin
Prue Leith
Sherridan Morley
Simon Callow
Stanley Kalms
Terry Waite
Trevor McDonald
Zoe Wanamaker