10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Lisette Model. Preface by Berenice Abbott. New York: Aperture, 1979.
Quarto (380 x 301 mm). 51 black and white photographs. (Light browning in the margins.) Original photo-illustrated boards; original photo-illustrated dust-jacket (very light wear to the extremities); cloth slipcase. Provenance: Lisette Model (inscription to:) -- Arnold Newman (1918-2006), American photographer.
FIRST EDITION OF MODEL'S FIRST BOOK. AN EXCELLENT ASSOCIATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY MODEL TO ARNOLD NEWMAN: "To a great photographer and friend Arnold. Lisette Model". 101 Books, pp.242-43.
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