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Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings by  Alfred; Sarah Greenough; Juan Hamilton Stieglitz - First Edition - 1983 - from A&D Books and Biblio.co.uk

Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings

by Stieglitz, Alfred; Sarah Greenough; Juan Hamilton

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Washington & New York: National Gallery of Art & Callaway, 1983. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a touch of soiling to the bottom fore edge of the text block in a Near Fine dust jacket with light fading to the spine and parts of the back panel. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for "the most comprehensive" retrospective exhibition of work by Alfred Stieglitz. The exhibition was presented at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., January 30 - May 1, 1983, and at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, June 28 - September 11, 1983. Georgia O'Keeffe participated in the choosing of the images for the catalogue, which also features 56 of Stieglitz's largely unpublished writings on art and photography. A gorgeous book, printed by Meriden Gravure Co., beautifully bound in buckram, and with excellent reproductions on high-quality, "specially manufactured archival paper." Photographs and texts by Alfred Stieglitz; essay and introduction by Sarah Greenough; texts by Juan Hamilton. 248 pages; 73 full-page tri-toned b&w plates; 11 x 14.25 inches. Chronology, bibliography, exhibition checklist, list of plates. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.
  • Bookseller: A&D Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23196
  • Title: Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings
  • Author: Stieglitz, Alfred; Sarah Greenough; Juan Hamilton
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 093511209X
  • ISBN 13: 9780935112092
  • Publisher: National Gallery of Art & Callaway
  • Place: Washington & New York
  • Date published: 1983
  • Keywords: Monographs; Exhibition Catalogues
  • Bookseller catalogs: Photography; Exhibition Catalogue; Monographs;
  • Subjects: PHOTOGRAPHY / General;


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