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Rare books by photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, including first editions and signed first edition copies of The Decisive Moment, Photoportraits, and Vive La France.

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  1. Images à la Sauvette.
    CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. Images à la Sauvette.

    Paris : 1952

    First edition, first printing. "The Paris-based Greek publisher, Tériades (Stratis Eleftheriadis) - renowned for making deluxe books with such artists as Matisse, Miró and Léger, and for his magazines Minotaur and Vervehad planned a book with Henri Cartier-Bresson in the late 1930s. The war intervened, and following the photographer's successful... Learn More

    Stock Code: 140037

  2. Les Danses a Bali.
    CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. Les Danses a Bali.

    Paris : 1954

    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

    Stock Code: 109312

  3. The Europeans.
    CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. The Europeans.

    New York & Paris : 1955

    First US edition, first printing. Inscribed by Henri Cartier-Bresson on the half-title to his second and last wife, Martine Franck, co-founder of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation, "For Martine, salutations, Henri Cartier Bresson". The Europeans is one of the legendary photographer's two or three key books. Learn More

    Stock Code: 91376

  4. Les Européens. Photographies.
    CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. Les Européens. Photographies.

    Paris : 1955

    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

    Stock Code: 77395

  5. About Russia.
    CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. About Russia.

    London : 1974

    First UK edition, first impression. About Russia was originally published the year prior in France as A propos de l'U.R.S.S. Learn More

    Stock Code: 136820

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