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"A CLASSIC OF AMERICAN LITERATURE"

AGEE, James and EVANS, Walker. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston, 1941.

First edition of Agee and Evans' powerful and pioneering documentary photobook on the Great Depression—"the epitome of the genre"—with 31 full-page photogravures, in very elusive original dust jacket. $5200.

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“SOME OF THE MOST ICONIC IMAGES OF THE DECADE”

O’NEAL, Hank. Vision Shared. New York, 1976.

First edition of this scarce collection of over 280 full-page photogravures of the Great Depression that “epitomize documentary photography” (Parr & Badger), featuring the work of Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn and eight other celebrated FSA photographers whose rare genius sparked America’s social documentary movement, many never before published in book form. $350.

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FASCINATING INSIGHT INTO THE CREATIVE PROCESS

(EVANS, Walker) ROSENHEIM, Jeff L. and EKLUND, Douglas. Unclassified. Zurich, 2000.

First edition of this presentation of “mostly unpublished materials from the Walker Evans Archive, the vast collection of negatives and papers acquired in 1994 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” From the library of award-winning photojournalist Peter Turnley. $250.

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“STRADDLING THE LINE BETWEEN INVENTION AND THE DOCUMENTATION OF A REAL PLACE”

(PHOTOGRAPHY) EVANS, Walker and CHRISTENBERRY, William. Of Time & Place. San Francisco, 1990.

First edition, issue in wrappers, of this comparison of Evans’ and Christenberry’s photographic studies of Hale County, Alabama, with 26 black-and-white photographs by both (including several of Evans’ iconic portraits) and 28 in color by Christenberry. From the collection of acclaimed photojournalist Peter Turnley, with his ownership signature. $150.

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