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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    BRETT WESTON

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    BRETT WESTON
    Photographs. Text by Merle Armitage. New York: E. Weyhe, 1956

    Quarto (327 x 275mm). 28 black and white photographs. (Small faint spot on the fore-edge.) Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket (some wear to the dust-jacket spine, including a small chip and light spotting, light wear at the corners). Provenance: Brett Weston (presentation inscription to:) -- Allan Porter (small stamp of the Camera editorial archive, dated in manuscript '11.12.72').

    FIRST EDITION, IN A VERY GOOD DUST-JACKET, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY WESTON TO ALLAN PORTER, the noted editor of Camera magazine: 'For Alan [sic.] in memory of a fine day -- Brett -- Carmel 1972'.


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