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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    JOSEF SUDEK

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    JOSEF SUDEK
    Praha Panoramaticka -- Prague Panorama. Prague: The State Press for Belles-Lettres, Music and Art, 1959.

    Oblong quarto (345 x 218 mm). 284 black and white panoramic photographs. Original cream cloth, sides and spine blocked in black, top edge black, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (dust-jacket with tears expertly repaired and neatly backed).

    FIRST EDITION. 'His masterpiece... one of the most singular photobooks ever made', and 'the work by which he is now immediately recognized' (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.182-83; The Photobook, vol. I, p.211.


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