Publisher: New York and Houston, Texas: Harry N. Abrams and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1999
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 111586
First edition, first printing. Association copy, signed, dated 1999 and inscribed to two important figures in contemporary photography in black ink on the front free endpaper by Tucker. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated laminated paper-covered boards, and black cloth wrapped around spine (with title stamped in silver on spine), no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Brassaï. Foreword by Peter C. Marzio. Essays by Anne Wilkes Tucker and Richard Howard. Interview with Brassaï by Avis Berman. Also includes a catalogue of the exhibition, Notes on Brassaï's Photographic Technique by Anne Wilkes Tucker, and an extensive exhibition history and bibliography, compiled by Celeste Roberts-Lewis and Kathleen V. Ottervik. 368 pp., with numerous black and white plates and numerous additional black and white and four-color reference illustrations. 13-1/4 x 9-3/4 inches.
Near Fine (corners lightly bumped and moderate wear and indentations to the boards, else Fine).
Published on the occasion of the 1999 exhibition Brassaï: The Eye of Paris, curated by Anne Wilkes Tucker, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (traveled to The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.).