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Auction archive: Lot number 405

EVANS, Walker, photographer (1903–1975). –– AGEE, James (19...

Reserve
US$200
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 405

EVANS, Walker, photographer (1903–1975). –– AGEE, James (19...

Reserve
US$200
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

EVANS, Walker, photographer (1903–1975). –– AGEE, James (1909–1955). Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. 8vo. 31 black and white photograph reproductions after Walker Evans Publisher’s black cloth, spine lettered in silver foil; original unclipped dust jacket (front panel detached, spine panel sunned with minor chipping near head, some light rubbing or chipping along front fore edge). FIRST EDITION of this important work of southern American literature. Agee and Evans collaborated to craft a fictionalized account of three families by incorporating Evans’ powerful images that focused on impoverished sharecropping families in desolate areas around Alabama.

Auction archive: Lot number 405
Auction:
Datum:
28 Aug 2021
Auction house:
Potter & Potter Auctions
3759 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Suite 121
Chicago, IL 60613
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)773 472 1442
+1 (0)773 260 1462
Beschreibung:

EVANS, Walker, photographer (1903–1975). –– AGEE, James (1909–1955). Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. 8vo. 31 black and white photograph reproductions after Walker Evans Publisher’s black cloth, spine lettered in silver foil; original unclipped dust jacket (front panel detached, spine panel sunned with minor chipping near head, some light rubbing or chipping along front fore edge). FIRST EDITION of this important work of southern American literature. Agee and Evans collaborated to craft a fictionalized account of three families by incorporating Evans’ powerful images that focused on impoverished sharecropping families in desolate areas around Alabama.

Auction archive: Lot number 405
Auction:
Datum:
28 Aug 2021
Auction house:
Potter & Potter Auctions
3759 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Suite 121
Chicago, IL 60613
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)773 472 1442
+1 (0)773 260 1462
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