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Nearly two hundred photographs capture the noted photographer's portraits of world-shakers and myth-makers and include his environmental portraits of ordinary people, accompanied by an autobiographical foreword and section introductions
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An Armenian who immigrated to Canada as a child in 1924, Karsh is perhaps best-known for his portrait of an angered Winston Churchill, taken moments after the photographer plucked the prime minister's cigar from his mouth. That picture and 200 others are included here, and "even critics of Karsh's theatrical lighting style should be stirred by this dramatic cumulative portrait of a cultural lifetime," PW stated.
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR005583570
Book Description Secker & Warburg, London, 1983. Hardcover/hardback. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. Yousuf, Karsh (illustrator). 1st edition. Hardcover book in good condition. book. Seller Inventory # 1004
Book Description Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1983. Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. , 1600grams, ISBN:0436231050. Seller Inventory # 6645826
Book Description Little Brown, Boston, 1986 Reprint. Paperback., 1986. 4to. (29cm by 27cm) pp 191. Original publisher's illustrated covers, lettered white/grey on spine and front cover. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. Signed presentation from the author on the half title page to British art collector and philanthropist Edgar Astaire, 'For Edgar Astaire, with every good wish, Yousuf Karsh, 1988'. ISBN: 0436231050 VG+. Seller Inventory # C21599