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WEEGEE. Naked City. New York: Essential Books, 1945. 8° (234 x 164 mm). 239 black and white photographs. Original tan cloth, spine and front cover lettered in blue, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket printed in yellow, red and black (a few small chips and tears expertly repaired).
WEEGEE. Naked City. New York: Essential Books, 1945. 8° (234 x 164 mm). 239 black and white photographs. Original tan cloth, spine and front cover lettered in blue, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket printed in yellow, red and black (a few small chips and tears expertly repaired).

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WEEGEE. Naked City. New York: Essential Books, 1945. 8° (234 x 164 mm). 239 black and white photographs. Original tan cloth, spine and front cover lettered in blue, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket printed in yellow, red and black (a few small chips and tears expertly repaired).

FIRST EDITION, IN A BRIGHT EXAMPLE OF THE FRAGILE DUST-JACKET. A 'photobook masterpiece... this is one of the great documentary photobooks' (The Photobook). 101 Books, pp.118-19; Auer, p.307; The Open Book, pp.142-43; The Photobook, vol. I, p.145.
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