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. With an original photograph of Walker Evans laid-in at the rear.
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Quarto. Original pale green cloth, titles to front board and spine in grey, grey endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Faint sporadic foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with some light rubbing and faint creases to extremities.