ATGET'S VISION OF PARIS
The Work of Atget (Vols I-IV)
"He was an urbanist
historian, a Balzac of the camera, from whose work we can weave a large
tapestry of French civilization." -Berenice Abbott
FIRST EDITIONS of all four
volumes of the definitive collection of Atget's work. Each volume
profusely illustrated with reproductions of Atget's evocative
photographs of France. Text by John Szarkowski and Maria Morris Hambourg.
Volume I SIGNED and inscribed by Szarkowski.
Volume I, Old France; Volume
II, The Art of Old Paris; Volume III, The Ancien Regime; and Volume IV,
Modern Times. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1981: 1982: 1983:
1985. Folios, original gilt-lettered maroon cloth; original
photo-pictorial dust jackets. A beautiful set in fine condition. $1300.