Lot 25: COBURN, ALVIN LANGDON and G.K. CHESTERTON. London.

Swann Auction Galleries

December 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: COBURN, ALVIN LANGDON and G.K. CHESTERTON. London. 10 tipped-in photogravure plates by Coburn featuring landmark sights including Big Ben, St. Paul''s, Parliament, and Tower Bridge. 8vo, publisher''s cream linen-backed printed tan boards, spine age-toned and a bit frayed at the ends, covers slightly browned along edges. London: Chiswick Press for Coburn, Brooks, and friends, 1914
Notes: first trade edition. inscribed and signed by photographer alvin langdon coburn in the year of publication as a Christmas gift to his friend, collector Eugene Plunkett. An elegant work privately printed at the Chiswick Press for Coburn, Edmund D. Brooks, and their friends. Parr & Badger, The Photobook, a History, Vol. 1, #74.
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