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August Sander People of the 20th Century

Lange, Susanne & Gabriele Conrath-Scholl

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ISBN 10: 0810963981 / ISBN 13: 9780810963986
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Bx-128, 2002
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover. 4to. Harry N. Abrams. 2002. 1400 pgs. 7 Volumes. Slipcase is chipped, bumped and rubbed. DJ in excellent shape, unclipped and with no tears present. Previous owner's mark on the FFEP. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. Bx-128 ; 7 Volume Set; 12.20 X 9.84 X 7.68 inches; 1400 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 40509

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Title: August Sander People of the 20th Century

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Bx-128

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Revered as a father of modern photography, August Sander (1876-1964) so refined the art of portraiture that his moving images of his fellow countrymen have been heralded both as an important sociological document and a photographic masterpiece. But those images make up only a portion of this deluxe seven-volume set, which will stand as the definitive collection of Sander's considerable achievement.The books include some 150 never-before-seen images and essays by leading experts on the German photographer's work. Praising Sander's "vision...his knowledge, and his immense photographic talent, " the writer Alfred Doblin said: "Those who know how to look will learn from his clear and powerful photographs, and will discover more about themselves and more about others."

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Susanne Lange is Director of the Photography Collection/SK Cultural Foundation, Cologne. Gabriele Conrath-Scholl is a scholar on the staff of the Photography Collection/SK Cultural Foundation. They are both experts on Sander and have written about him previously.

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