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    Man and Machine.

    First edition, first impression, English issue. Inscribed by the photographer on the half-title: "A Jules et Helen, avec toute mon amitié et ma reconnaissance, Henri". Simultaneously published in French under the title L'Homme et la machine. Learn More
    £450

    Date of Publication: 1969

    Published: [New York]

    Stock Code: 116463

    Signed: Yes

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    L'Homme et la machine.

    First edition, first impression, French issue. Inscribed by the photographer on the half-title, incorporating part of the printed title into his inscription: "à Bill, avec ma reconnaissance d'avoir forcé un [Homme] a changer de [Machine] très cordialement, Henri". Simultaneously published in English under the title Man and Machine. Learn More
    £450

    Date of Publication: 1969

    Published: [New York]

    Stock Code: 116457

    Signed: Yes

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    Zeichnung und Fotografie.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the photographer on the title page: "A Peter avec l'amitié d'Henri". This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition of Cartier-Bresson's drawings and photographs held at the Mannheimer Kunstverein in August-September 1986. Text in German. Learn More
    £200

    Date of Publication: 1986

    Published: Mannheim

    Stock Code: 116307

    Signed: Yes

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    Images à la sauvette; [together with] Les Européens.

    First editions, first printings. A superb pair of presentation copies - rare in being both made out to the same recipient - inscribed by the photographer on the half-title of each work: "pour Henri Bourrillon, ami de mes amis photographes, Henri Cartier-Bresson" (Images à la sauvette) and "pour Henri Bourrillon ces quelques [crossing out ‘Les' in the title] Européens, en hommage Très ‘respectueuse'. Learn More

    £22,500

    Date of Publication: 1952 & 1955

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 114840

    Signed: Yes

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  5. Les Danses a Bali.

    Les Danses a Bali.

    First edition, first impression. The 6-page essay by Antonin Artaud, who was profoundly influenced by Balinese theatre, was first published in issue 217 of Nouvelle Revue Française (1931); the commentary is by the dancer Béryl de Zoete, author of the standard work Dance and Drama in Bali (1937). Learn More
    £800

    Date of Publication: 1954

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 109312

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  6. From One China to the Other.

    From One China to the Other.

    text by Han Suyin.
    First edition, first printing, of the picture diary of Cartier-Bresson, who lived in China between December 1948 and September 1949. With a preface by Han Suyin, the author of A Many-Splendoured Thing (1955). Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1956

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 106599

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  7. The Decisive Moment.

    The Decisive Moment.

    First US edition, first printing. The photographer's finest and definitive collection of images. With the photographer's signed presentation inscription. "To Dick Schuler who gets brilliance out of our darkness Henri for Magnum HCB". The recipient Richard ‘Dick' Schuler was a German emigre photographer and printer, and principal at Compo Photo-Color (Compo Photo Service inc. Learn More
    £5,750

    Date of Publication: 1952

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 92228

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    Les Européens. Photographies.

    First edition, first printing. One of the legendary photographer's two or three key books. This, the true first edition, was never issued in dust jacket. Copies in this condition are very scarce. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1955

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 77395

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  9. Photoportraits.
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    Photoportraits.

    Preface by André Pieyre de Mandiargues.
    First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist "a Bill, en souvenir des photos moins fixe, faites ensemble bien amicalement Henri". Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1985

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 76724

    Signed: Yes

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  10. Photoportraits.
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    Photoportraits.

    Preface by André Pieyre de Mandiargues.
    First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist "Les [Photoportraits], a Lincoln, a Fidelma, avec ma vieille amitié, Henri". Lincoln Kirstein is most noted for his hand in founding the New York City Ballet and was married to Fidelma Cadmus. Although he and his wife enjoyed an amicable relationship, Kirstein also continued to pursue affairs with men. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1985

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    Stock Code: 48532

    Signed: Yes

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