Photographs.Simon and Schuster; Éditions Verve, New York & Paris , 1955 Stock Code: 91376
NotesFirst 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.
Folio. Original boards with the full wrap-around lithographic decoration and titles after Joan Miro in red, yellow, blue and black. With the plastic dust jacket with paper flaps and the captions supplement - in English - loosely inserted as called for.
144 photographic illustrations by Cartier-Bresson.
Small loss to head of spine, extremities rubbed, a few tiny brown spots to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in a slightly chipped and creased jacket.
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