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BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret.

Shooting the Russian War.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942 Stock Code: 139285
£275.00
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First edition, first printing, in a notably bright jacket. "In 1942 Bourke-White became the first woman photographer accredited to the U.S. Air Force. During World War II she was the only foreign photographer in Moscow during the German bombardment" (ANB). This work, which includes an insightful commentary on her time in Russia, a glossary, and technical details on the cameras used, was published on her return to America.

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Description

Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in red and black, red star to front board, edges red. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

With 89 halftone photographic reproductions.

Condition

Minor rubbing to spine ends and tips, a little loss to colour of edges; else a near-fine copy in the price-clipped jacket with creasing and nicks to spine ends.

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