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WALKER EVANS

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WALKER EVANS

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WALKER EVANS Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Three Tenant Families. Text by James Agee. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. Octavo (206 x 135mm). 31 black and white photographs. (Text very faintly yellowed in the margins.) Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, original dust jacket (spine evenly faded, a very few very short tears closed with tape on verso); black cloth folding case. FIRST EDITION OF THIS 'LANDMARK DOCUMENTARY COLLABORATION', described by Lionel Trilling as 'the most important moral effort of our American generation' (101 Books) . 'Evans's photographs -- his only excursion into 'true' documentary -- remain AMONGST THE FINEST EVER MADE' (The Photobook). In a very good example of the fragile dust-jacket. Auer, p.293; 101 Books, pp.108-09; The Photobook, vol. I, p.144; Regards à travers le livre 78.
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