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The Photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson

by Kierstein, Beaumont

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1947. Book. Illus. by Cartier-Bresson, Henri. Very Good. Wraps. 1st Edition. 4to - 10 in. tall. 56 pp. on c oated stock, 39 b&w half- and full-page plates. Two essays, one by Kierstein, the other by Newhall. Part of an initial press run of 11,700 copies. Light foxing in some margins, still mostly clean. A bit of rubbing along narrow spine. Tan stiff wrappers with light corner crease at bottom. No markings or notes..

  • Bookseller: KingChamp Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 503003908
  • Title: The Photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Author: Kierstein, Beaumont
  • Illustrator: Cartier-Bresson, Henri
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: Art. Photography.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Photo Books;
  • Size: 4to - 10 in. tall


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