American Photographs

EVANS, WALKER

American Photographs

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1938

FIRST EDITION, with the original dust jacket. Inscribed and presented by the legendary Hugh Edwards, one of the most influential curators of photography in America. Edwards was one of the first curators to grant Evans solo exhibitions and is credited with elevating the Art Institute of Chicago’s department of photography to world class status.The identity of the recipient, Bobby Evans, is unknown. The inscription includes a lengthy quotation from Thomas Wolfe’s Of Time and the River.

Small quarto, original black cloth, original dust jacket. Book near fine with a light spotting to a some plates, dust jacket very good; spine slightly toned; some wear with loss at spine head. A very good copy with a distinguished provenance. 

$3,800

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