Sale 12BP02 | Lot 54

[PHOTOBOOK] AGEE, JAMES. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

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[PHOTOBOOK]  AGEE, JAMES. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

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Lot 54
[PHOTOBOOK] AGEE, JAMES. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.
. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941. First edition. Original black cloth in dust-jacket. 8 x 5 1/2 inches (20 x 14 cm); 16 ff. of Walker Evans photographs, credit leaf, xvi, 471 pp. Closed tear to lower corner of front panel of jacket with tape repair on verso, some minor edgewear; merest hint of fading to cloth of spine, but overall a sound and attractive copy.
An important work on rural poverty, with remarkable photographs after Evans. Parr and Badger The Photobook Volume 1, p.144; Roth The Book of 101 Books, p.108-109.


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