19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
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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