A RARE PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY OF CAMERA WORK, 1914,
WARMLY INSCRIBED BY STIEGLITZ TO HIS CLOSE ASSISTANT AT “291”
STIEGLITZ, Alfred. Camera Work, Number XLV. New York, January 1914.
First edition of Stieglitz’s Camera Work, Number XLV, an especially memorable presentation/association copy inscribed in the year of publication to his close personal assistant at his gallery 291, “To Marie Rapp in sincere appreciation of her cooperation at ‘291,’ Alfred Stieglitz, July 1—1914,” dated immediately after this delayed issue was released, followed by Stieglitz’ distinctive flourish, featuring eight tipped-in hand-pulled tissue photogravures by James Craig Annan and the first publication of Mina Loy’s Aphorisms on Futurism. $9500.