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Lot 32: EMMANUEL SOUGEZ

Est: $2,000 USD - $3,000 USDSold:
Christie'sApril 10, 2008New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

EMMANUEL SOUGEZ
Regarde! -- Look! Paris: H. Jonquières, 1932.

Small folio (170 x 180 mm). 24 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated covers bound with studs (light wear and soiling, without label on spine); black cloth folding case.

FIRST EDITION. "Precise, elegant and lyrical" (The Photobook). One of the best children's photobooks from the period of high modernism -- a time during which "publishers gave photographers a freer rein than they might have enjoyed if illustrating adult books, where their audience had much more rigid expectations" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol.I, p.102 and reproducing the cover on the dustjacket.

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Auction Details

Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

by
Christie's
April 10, 2008, 12:00 PM EST

20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, 10020, US