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André Kertész: Diary of Light 1912-1985

Publisher: New York: Aperture Foundation, Inc., in association with the International Center of Photography, 1987
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0893812560
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 102651



First (English) edition, first printing. Hardcover. White cloth-covered boards with facsimile signature stamped in silver on cover, and title stamped in silver on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by André Kertész. Foreword by Cornell Capa. Essay by Hal Hinson. Edited by Susan Harder and Hirojji Kubota. Includes a list of plates and a chronology. Designed by Katy Homans. 208 pp., with 152 tritone plates and 27 additional reference illustrations beautifully printed in Japan under the direction of Mrs. Takako Nakamura, Kyoto, on sala cotton paper manufactured by Tokushu Seishi, Shizuoka, Japan. 14-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches. This first edition was limited to 3000 copies.


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (several faint surface scratches on the rear of the cover, visible in raking light, and a small closed tear in the rear near the spine).


A brilliant retrospective of Kertész's career.