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Drawn from the archives of Hermes, here is a collection of enchanting stories and profiles that trace the odyssey of the family business founded by Thierry Hermes in 1837. Author Luc Charbin brings to life the voices of the saddlers, sales assistants, window-dressers, silversmiths, and gardeners of Hermes across several generations, accompanied by the distinctive drawings of Alice Charbin. A leather-clad wheelbarrow to store the Duchess of Windsor's many gloves, a capricious apple tree, an extraordinary museum, an iconic bag, and a 40-year-old diary in the spotlight-these are among the characters and objects that tell the story of Hermes: Straight from the Horse's Mouth.

Details

ISBN13: 9781419762598
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 96
Edition:
Publication Date: 23 Jun 2022
Publisher: Abrams
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 21(H) x 14.6(L)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

After studying history, linguistics, and semiology, Luc Charbin worked in publishing before specializing in genealogy and writing family histories. This is his first book as solo author. Alice Charbin studied illustration in London. She is the author of numerous children's books and of Hermes: Heavenly Days, the fruit of 15 years of work for the Hermes website.

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