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MORRIS, Wright.

The Inhabitants.

Published: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946

Stock code: 104831

Price: £150

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First edition, first printing of this novelist’s landmark first photographic book. Roth, who includes this publication in his ‘101’, describes the union of the images and Morris’ accompanying short pieces of fiction as the “first work in photofiction” noting also the huge critical acclaim with which it was received.

Quarto. Original sage green cloth, black lettered spine, blind lettering on front cover, black endpapers. With the dust jacket. Monochrome plates throughout. Jacket rubbed at extremities, nicks, chips and tears.

Bibliography: Roth 101 pp. 122-23.

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