10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
HANS RICHTER (ed.)
Filmgegner von Heute. Filmfreunde von Morgen -- Film-foe of today. Film-friend of tomorrow. Berlin: Hermann Reckendorf, 1929.
Large octavo (185 x 255 mm). ca 200 black and white photographs. Original red cloth, spine and front cover blocked in blue, top edge black, black endpapers, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket (laid down on verso, with some minor loss to ends of spine and corners); black cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION, IN THE RARE DUST-JACKET. Richter's influential study of Surrealism and Dada in film and photography, reproducing, along with Richter's own, work by Léger, Man Ray, Eisenstein, Renoir, Pudovkin, and others. Fotografia Publica, p.206; The Open Book, pp.80-1.
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