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Description - The Spirits of Tangier by Tessa Codrington

The stunning photos and text capture the unique atmosphere of this Moroccan port city from the 1920s to the present day. Some of its legendary residents who were Tessa Codrington's friends are highlighted: Paul and Jane Bowles, the American painter Marguerite McBey and the English aristocrat David Herbert. Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton, playwright Tennessee Williams, royal photographer Cecil Beaton and the painters Claudio Bravo and Patrick Procktor are all revealed in candid portraits. Also features photos of great houses and the wild parties held in them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905147847
ISBN-10: 1905147848
Format: Paperback
(270mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Arcadia Books
Publisher: Arcadia Books
Publish Date: 15-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tessa Codrington

Tessa Codrington first travelled to Tangier when she was nine years old. She worked as a fashion photographer in London in the sixties and seventies and continues to work as a photographer today. She spends part of each year at her home in Tangier. Jean Pascal Billaud is the international editor of the Marie Claire Group and is based in Paris.