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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    MANUEL ALVAREZ BRAVO

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    MANUEL ALVAREZ BRAVO
    Fotografias. Mexico City: Sociedad de Arte Moderno, 1945.

    Quarto (278 x 220 mm). 30 black and white photographs. Original printed card covers (minor soiling, some minor wear at corners); black cloth folding case. Provenance: Stanley Costa (name neatly in ink on front blank); Wittenborn Art Books (small ticket discreetly tipped to inside back cover, small 'made in Mexico' stamp).

    FIRST EDITION. A FINE COPY. "A coherent and complex meditation on the nature of the Mexican spirit [which] set the agenda for Mexican photography in particular, and for Latin American photography in general" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. II, p.98.


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