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  1. Walker Evans.
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    Walker Evans.

    With an introduction by John Szarkowski.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to John Wilmerding, the former senior curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and professor emeritus of American Art at Princeton University, "To John Wilmerding, with pleasure, with respect, Walker Evans, Oct. 1972, Hanover." Scarce inscribed. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1971

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 105046

    Signed: Yes

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  2. American Photographs.
    signed

    American Photographs.

    With an Essay by Lincoln Kirstein.
    Second edition. An important association copy bearing Evans's signed presentation inscription to the photographer Arnold Crane and with the recipient's ownership signature to the front pastedown. Crane was best known as a portrait photographer but his most important work was in the documentation of everyday life in America in the 1950s. In his later years he began the sizeable task of photographing his contemporary photographic colleagues including wonderful studies of Man Ray and Ansel Adams. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: [1962]

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 77394

    Signed: Yes

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  3. American Photographs.

    American Photographs.

    With an Essay by Lincoln Kirstein.
    First edition, first impression, recording the first one-man show given to a photographer at MoMA. "It constitutes a document of 1930s America so persuasive that Szarkowski has remarked: ‘It is difficult to know now with certainty whether Walker Evans recorded the America of his youth, or invented it'" (Parr & Badger). Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1938

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 63231

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  4. Message from the Interior.
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    Message from the Interior.

    First edition, first printing. Signed by Walker Evans on the front free endpaper. Together with a 18 x 24 cm black and white photograph of Walker Evans taken at the launch party for "Messages from the Interior". The Eakins Press first publication. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1966

    Published:

    Stock Code: 51122

    Signed: Yes

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  5. American Photographs.
    signed

    American Photographs.

    With an Essay by Lincoln Kirstein.
    Second edition. Inscibed on the front free endpaper by the photographer "To Florence Homolka, affectionately, Walker Evans, July 1962". Florence Meyer Homolka (1911-1962) was a successful portrait photographer and socialite; she died later the same year the book was inscribed. Learn More
    £2,400

    Date of Publication: [1962]

    Published:

    Stock Code: 48553

    Signed: Yes

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  6. Message from the Interior.
    signed

    Message from the Interior.

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the photographer "Lincoln, from Walker". Lincoln Kirstein is most noted for his hand in founding the New York City Ballet, he was a close friend of Walker Evans who he had befriended in his early days in New York. In 1938 Kirstein collaborated with Evans on ‘American Photographs' selecting and sequencing the photographs for the exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art. Learn More
    £6,250

    Date of Publication: 1966

    Published:

    Stock Code: 48543

    Signed: Yes

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