New book to publish rare photographs of Elizabeth Taylor that show the film legend playing dominoes on set in Sardinia, cooing over her toddler son in 1954 and drinking in a Paris hotel with Richard Burton

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  • Forever Elizabeth: Iconic Photographers on a Legendary Star is published in October and includes images contributed by eight photographers, showing the screen legend at various stages of his career.
  • Images include Taylor in intimate poses with Richard Burton at a Paris hotel and London’s South Bank
  • Another photo sees Cleopatra Star, who died in 2011 at the age of 79, holding her then-young son Michael Wilding Jr.
  • Gered Mankovitz recalls traveling to Sardinia to shoot the star, when he was on location for the 1968 film Boom!

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Rare and unseen photos of Elizabeth Taylor taken from her life will be published this autumn.

Book, forever elizabeth, captured in images by a collection of eight photographers, looks at the film star and shows the screen legend, who died at the age of 79 in 2011, behind the scenes on set in Sardinia and her then-baby son Michael Wilding Jr. holding it.

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There are also photos of Taylor embracing Richard Burton in London’s South Bank, whom she married twice, and black-and-white images of the couple at the George V Hotel in Paris in 1965.

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Forever Elizabeth: Iconic Photographers on a Legendary Star is published in October and includes contributed images by eight photographers that show the screen legend at various stages of his career. Pictured: On the set of Boom! in Sardinia in 1968

Photographer Gered Mankovitz recalls traveling to Sardinia to shoot the star, when she was on location for the 1968 film.  She is seen wearing a white silk cloak with a purple satin trim

Photographer Gered Mankovitz recalls traveling to Sardinia to shoot the star, when she was on location for the 1968 film. She is seen wearing a white silk cloak with a purple satin trim

Time is passing: too much boom!  Sardinia was filmed close to the Porto Conte Natural Park near Alghero.

Photographs of photographer Gered Mankowitz show him playing dominoes while waiting to shoot

Time is passing: too much boom! Sardinia was filmed close to the Porto Conte Natural Park near Alghero. Photographs of photographer Gered Mankowitz show him playing dominoes while waiting to shoot

The book, published October 21 by ACC Art Books, features photographers who took photographs sharing their memories of Cleopatra Starr’s work.

The photographers who provided many of the unseen images for the book are Douglas Kirkland, Milton Greene, Gered Mankowitz, Norman Parkinson, Eva Sereni, Terry O’Neill, Gary Bernstein and Greg Brennan.

The English-American star, considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood’s golden age, and the great beauties at various stages of her life have been captured in the photographs.

Gered Mankovitz recalls traveling to Sardinia to shoot the star, when he was on location for the 1968 film Boom! And the book also includes an introduction by renowned illustrator and caricaturist, Robert Risco.

Doting Mother: Elizabeth Taylor with her 16-month-old son, Michael Wilding Jr. in May 1954 – they had four children in their lifetime

Doting Mother: Elizabeth Taylor with her 16-month-old son, Michael Wilding Jr. in May 1954 – they had four children in their lifetime

With cropped hair and a racing green cardigan at the waist, Taylor looks like a 50s icon in every inch in photos with her son, then a 16-month-old.

With cropped hair and a racing green cardigan at the waist, Taylor looks like a 50s icon in every inch in photos with her son, then a 16-month-old.

Taylor leads her baby son's locks in images, shot in color and black and white in France in 1954

Taylor leads her baby son’s locks in images, shot in color and black and white in France in 1954

The star wore an A-line dress and black heels for the shoot, which hasn't been widely shared since she was photographed nearly 70 years ago.

The star wore an A-line dress and black heels for the shoot, which hasn’t been widely shared since she was photographed nearly 70 years ago.

By the 50s the English-American actress was already a huge star, despite being only in her early 20s at the time.

Taylor helped take care of her hair as a makeup artist

By the 50s the English-American actress was already a huge star, despite being only in her early 20s at the time. Right: Help pictured as a makeup artist taking care of her hair

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in London, 1963 near Westminster on the City's South Bank.  The couple would marry for the first time a year later - and then remarried in 1975 after divorcing in 1974.

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in London, 1963 near Westminster on the City’s South Bank. The couple would marry for the first time a year later – and then remarried in 1975 after divorcing in 1974.

Dressed in a cream wool coat and a straw boater hat and hoop earrings, the star drags her soon-to-be husband

The couple pose in front of Big Ben in a picture taken in 1963

Dressed in a cream wool coat and a straw boater hat and hoop earrings, the star draws her soon-to-be husband up close. OK, the couple pose in front of Big Ben in a picture taken in 1963

Photos of Mankowitz show him playing dominoes while waiting to shoot; The star wore a distinctive white trouser suit that featured a cloaked hood with a purple satin trim.

Photos of her then-husband Richard Burton in a dressing gown and Joseph Losey, boom! Also imprisoned in a deep discussion with the director of. Other shots show Taylor, who played wealthy socialite Flora ‘Sissy’ Goforth in the film, wearing an elaborate headdress.

Richard Burton appears in several shots that appear in the photo book, with the couple embracing close to Westminster in the city’s South Bank in 1963.

They would marry for the first time a year later – and then again in 1975 after their divorce in 1974.

A different side: The couple's famously intense relationship was also captured in these photos at the bar at the George V Hotel in Paris in 1965.

A different side: The couple’s famously intense relationship was also captured in these photos at the bar at the George V Hotel in Paris in 1965.

Snapper Douglas Kirkland shot Taylor, wearing a striking striped blouse, as she looked at her husband

Snapper Douglas Kirkland shot Taylor, wearing a striking striped blouse, as she looked at her husband

Another Sardinian snap of Mankowitz on the set of Joseph Losi's romantic drama, Boom!  This time Taylor is seen wearing a wide head dress

Another Sardinian snap of Mankowitz on the set of Joseph Losi’s romantic drama, Boom! This time Taylor is seen wearing a wide head dress

Taylor strikes a pose in her extravagant outfit;  Starr played wealthy socialite Flora 'Sissy' Goforth, who lived in an island paradise with a string of servants

Taylor strikes a pose in her extravagant outfit; Starr played wealthy socialite Flora ‘Sissy’ Goforth, who lived in an island paradise with a string of servants

Photos in Paris show a more intense side, as Taylor, wearing a striking striped blouse, looks up to her husband as they drink in the bar of the luxurious George V Hotel.

Other shots show her cohabiting with her then-baby son, Michael, in France in 1954. With cropped hair and a racing green cardigan at the waist, Taylor looks every inch a 50s icon in the photos.

The book also has pictures of Michael with his father. Photographs by Milton H. Green show Taylor and Wilding in happy times while filming an American Airlines commercial in 1955 – they share stories of cheating on James Dean while filming the film Giant in 1956. The middle was separated.

The actress, pictured in a white floral lace dress, was 36 when she landed a box office hit

The actress, pictured in a white floral lace dress, was 36 when she landed a box office hit

Taylor's then-husband, wearing a dressing gown, is pictured talking to director Joseph Losey on set

Taylor’s then-husband, wearing a dressing gown, is pictured talking to director Joseph Losey on set

British star Ian McKellen of stage and screen with Taylor in these photos for photographer Terry O'Neill in the late 1980s

British star of stage and screen Ian McKellen stirs up a storm with Taylor in these photos for photographer…

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