“IN HOMAGE TO THE ARTISTRY AND MEMORY OF… W. EUGENE SMITH”
(SMITH, W. Eugene) KARSH, Yousuf. Faces of Destiny. Chicago and New York, 1946.
First edition, second issue, of Karsh’s scarce first photobook, featuring 75 full-page photogravures including his iconic image of Churchill, this rare presentation/association copy with a tipped-in autograph letter to Margery Smith, longtime partner of famed photographer W. Eugene Smith. Karsh’s letter of November 7, 1981 reads, “This volume is inscribed for Mrs. Smith, In homage to the artistry and memory of her husband and my friend, W. Eugene Smith, and with the affectionate wishes of Yousuf Karsh.” $1800.