America & Alfred Stieglitz. A Collective Portrait.
Edited by Waldo Frank, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Norman, Paul Rosenfeld & Harold Rugg. With 120 illustrations.New York: The Literary Guild, 1934 Stock Code: 118494
Presentation copy from the photographer, additionally inscribed by Dorothy NormanFirst edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, "For Jack McTurner, in appreciation of all his kindness to us. Alfred Stieglitz, An American Place, Nov. 15 - 1940"; additionally inscribed by one of the contributors, and Stieglitz's lover, Dorothy Norman: "I am glad that you are to have this best 'of Stieglitz' - as I am glad that it exists in the world. I will be glad too if it gives Stieglitz to you in even more manifestations than at 1710. Dorothy Norman". It is uncommon to encounter this work with a double inscription; three signed copies have been traced at auction, all bearing Stieglitz's signature only.
Octavo. Original black criss-cross grain cloth, titles reversed out of silver ground to spine, monogram blocked in blind to front cover, top edge black. With dust jacket.
With 120 black and white illustrations.
Slight bumps to spine ends, wear to extremities, a very good copy in the expertly restored price clipped jacket with creasing, and chipping with minor loss to extremities.
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