American Photographs: Evans, Walker American Photographs: Evans, Walker American Photographs: Evans, Walker American Photographs: Evans, Walker

American Photographs

Evans, Walker

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938
Condition: vg Hardcover
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1/5000. 8vo. 198pp. Black cloth with title plate on spine. Head of spine slightly frayed, wear to corners. Waterstain on top right corner of front board affecting first few pages. Signature of previous owner in pencil on free front endpaper. Lacking the errata slip. Fascinating look at some of the work of Walker Evans (1903-1975), the great American Social Realist photographer. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of b/w photographs. The images for this edition were chosen by Evans himself. The work was published for an exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art in New York showing Evans' work for the first time. With an essay by Lincoln Kirstein. Very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18531

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Title: American Photographs

Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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