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Jacques-Henri Lartigue: Diary of a Century (First Edition)

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1970
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0670272183
Condition: Near Fine / Very Good
Item #: 112886



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth-covered boards with title blind-stamped on cover and stamped in gold on spine; with gold foil embossed dust jacket. Photographs and text by Jacques-Henri Lartigue. Edited and with an afterword by Richard Avedon. Unpaginated, profusely illustrated with gravure plates. 13-1/4 x 10-3/8 inches. Scarce. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. (New York: PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001), and in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göteborg, Sweden: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, Germany, 2004).]


Near Fine (moderate shelf wear) in Very Good dust jacket (price-clipped and with several small closed tears, scratching and rubbing and wear to the extremities).