Book# 37203

Morand, Paul (ed.)

Paris de nuit. Paris after dark. 60 photos inédites de Brassai publiées dans la collection „Realités“ sous la direction de J. Bernier. [Text by Paul Morand. Translation by Stuart Gilbert].

Ort   Paris
Verlag   Édition Arts et Métiers Graphiques
Auflage   First engl. edition
Einband   spiral bound photopictorial stiff wrappers
Illustration, Ausstattung   gravure ill.
Medium   Buch


Text fr. - Other edition: New edition: München: Schirmer/Mosel 1979. Reprint Paris 1987. - Illustrated with reproductions of Brassaï's nocturnal photographs of Paris. The first edition in English, which was issued shortly after the French (and from the same plates) to coincide with Brassai's exhibition at the Batsford Gallery, London (1933). The cover has both the fr. and engl. title, but subtitle in fr. only.
Aukt.-Kat. Westlicht, Wien, 23.11.2012, lot 1205: 2500.00 € (Startpreis). - Auct. cat.Photographic literature & photographs, New York: Swann 20.05.2010, sale 2215, lot 8: 2500-3500 $ (estimate; very light wear and a small crease to edge of rear cover, spiral binding slightly rusted; photogravures clean and rich).
Photographie 20. Jahrh. France, Frankreich Stadtansichten, Paris Monographie Brassai [d.i. Gyula Halasz] Bernier, J. Gilbert, Stuart 

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