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MOI VER. Paris. Introduction by Fernand Léger. Paris: Jeanne Walter, 1931. 4° (294 x 220 mm). 78 pages of black and white photomontages. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (extremities lightly rubbed, a few small spots). Provenance: Jeanne Walter (thence by descent; letter of provenance).
MOI VER. Paris. Introduction by Fernand Léger. Paris: Jeanne Walter, 1931. 4° (294 x 220 mm). 78 pages of black and white photomontages. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (extremities lightly rubbed, a few small spots). Provenance: Jeanne Walter (thence by descent; letter of provenance).

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MOI VER. Paris. Introduction by Fernand Léger. Paris: Jeanne Walter, 1931. 4° (294 x 220 mm). 78 pages of black and white photomontages. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (extremities lightly rubbed, a few small spots). Provenance: Jeanne Walter (thence by descent; letter of provenance). FIRST EDITION OF THIS 'STARTLING PHOTOBOOK MASTERPIECE' (The Photobook). A remarkably fresh, unrestored copy, from the collection of its publisher, Jeanne Walter, and with much of the rare, original glassine dust-jacket, and the original printed numbering ticket. 'A breathtaking compendium of odd angles, multiple exposures, sandwiched negatives and fractured spaces'; 'the Paris seen in Moï Ver's astonishing book... is unequivocally the Paris of the here and now, or of the future' (The Photobook). 'No one has yet matched Moï Ver's vision of the brutal, chaotic, irresistible modern city' (101 Books). Copy number 217 of 1000. 101 Books, pp.70-71; Auer, p.174; The Open Book, 100-101; The Photobook, vol. I, pp. 120, 128-29; Regards à travers le livre 45.

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