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“THE SEARCH FOR GREATNESS OF SPIRIT” (YOUSUF KARSH)

KARSH, Yousuf. Healers of Our Age. Boston, 1976.

Signed limited first edition of this folio collection of stellar portraiture by Karsh, number 106 of only 590 copies, presentation/association copy inscribed on the final text leaf by him: “To: Catherine G. Curran with the best wishes of Yousef Karsh 1980,” with 12 vintage gelatin silver prints of portraiture by Karsh, featuring eminent figures such as Albert Schweitzer, Albert Einstein, Carl Jung and Helen Keller. $1850.

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“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.

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