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BRANDT, Bill.

Camera in London.

London, The Focal Press, 1948 Stock Code: 104253
£1,500.00
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Notes

First editions, first impressions, both issues (the preferred case-bound issue and the wrappered issue); presentation copy of the wrappered issue, inscribed by the photographer on the title page, "To Julia Trevelyan Oman, from Bill Brandt", and with her bookplate to the front free endpaper. Oman (19302003) was one of the most celebrated theatre, television, ballet and opera designers of the second half of the 20th century.

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Description

2 copies, small quarto. Case-bound issue: Original white boards, titles to front cover and spine in yellow. With the dust jacket. Wrappered issue: Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine and front cover black and white.

Illustrations

Illustrated with monochrome photographic reproductions.

Condition

Case-bound issue: Board edges and contents mildly toned, extremities rubbed; an excellent copy in the jacket with creased and nicked extremities. Wrappered issue: Covers creased, spine ends worn and slightly split, text block tight, tips a little worn and endpapers toned.

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