29 October 1992,
Price realised GBP 770
GBP 500 - GBP 800
ADOLPH DE MEYER
'Camera Work', number XL, October 1912
Illustrated with twelve (of fourteen) photogravures after photographs by Adolph De Meyer, each inscribed lightly in pencil in margin with photographer's name and issue no., original grey wrappers, contemporary advertisements, 4to., New York: Alfred Stieglitz.
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The missing plates are no. IX, A Street in China and no. XIV, The Fountain of Saturn, Versailles.
Margolis, Camera Work A Pictorial Guide, pp. 114-117.
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