10 April 2008
Regarde! -- Look! Paris: H. Jonquières, 1932.
Small folio (170 x 180 mm). 24 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated covers bound with studs (light wear and soiling, without label on spine); black cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION. "Precise, elegant and lyrical" (The Photobook). One of the best children's photobooks from the period of high modernism -- a time during which "publishers gave photographers a freer rein than they might have enjoyed if illustrating adult books, where their audience had much more rigid expectations" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol.I, p.102 and reproducing the cover on the dustjacket.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
Offered across three sales in April and May, artists ranging from Carol Rama to Rachel Whiteread whose markets are on the rise
Watch specialist — and watchmaker — Patrick Hofstetter casts his eye over a selection of highly-desirable timepieces offered in our Rare Watches auction in Geneva on 14 May
Christie's specialist Patrick Hofstetter explains the five key attributes behind Rolex Daytona's enduring popularity with collectors