First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered boards (a design by Joan Miró especially for this book); no dust jacket as issued. Photographs and introduction (in French) by Henri Cartier-Bresson. 134 pp., with 114 black-and-white gravure plates. 14-5/8 x 10-7/8 inches. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume I. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2004).]
CONDITION: As New. A very rare Mint copy, that looks as if it was just printed and has no flaws!
This quintessential look at post-war Europe, in images taken between 1950 and 1955, features some of Cartier-Bresson's most well known--and loved--images.