A Way of Seeing: Photographs of New York. Helen LEVITT, James AGEE.

A Way of Seeing: Photographs of New York

New York: The Viking Press, 1965. Oblong 8vo. 78pp., includes 50 black-and-white images. Original cloth, lettered in white; pictorial dust jacket. Jacket with a few chips at ends of spines, several short tears along top edge of front and rear panels, internally clean and fresh. Item #401139

FIRST EDITION, a review copy, with slip laid-in. "Blending the static beauty that [Walker] Evans extracted from day-to-day events with Cartier-Bresson's sense of movement, Levitt created a genuine portrait of street life. She isolates the brightest and most spontaneous moments with a vision that includes a clear dose of emotion and that betrays an admiration, even a perplexity, in the face of neighborhood life" (Horatio Fernández, 'New York in Photobooks', Barcelona, 2016, p.92). Parr, The Photobook: A History I, p. 252 The Open Book, p. 214.

Price: $900.00

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