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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 57

    BILL BRANDT

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    BILL BRANDT
    Londres de nuit -- London by Night. Introduction by André Lejard. Paris, London and New York: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, Country Life, and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938.

    Quarto (251 x 190 mm). 64 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (some light rubbing to joints and corners); quarter morocco folding case.

    FIRST EDITION, French issue. The Open Book, pp.126-27 (illustrating this French issue); The Photobook, vol. I, p.138 ("superior in both conception and execution [to The English at Home] ... the night brought out Brandt's predilection for the mysterious and the fantastic").


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