(STEICHEN, Edward.) SANDBURG, Carl.

Steichen the Photographer.

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929 Stock Code: 103873
£2,250.00

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First and limited edition, one of 925 numbered copies signed by Steichen and Sandburg. An important monograph, the first devoted to Steichen's work, and included in Roth's The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century: "Sandburg's folksy modesty is a bit at odds with the solemnity and sumptuousness of the book itself, which includes a broad and cleverly sequenced array of Steichen's work handsomely printed in warm sepia tones".

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Description

Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece of Steichen and 48 photogravure plates.

Condition

A few marks to covers. A very good copy.

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