“ETERNAL DAMNATION—VIA THE CAMERA”: MAN MAKES HIS OWN MASK, WITH 118 PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS
DAVIS, Robert H. Man Makes His Own Mask. New York: Huntington, 1932. Quarto, original full brown morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers, uncut. $750.
Signed limited first edition, number 68 of only 160 copies signed by the photographer Robert H. Davis at the end of his introduction, with 118 black-and-white photographic portraits. Handsomely bound by Stikeman.
Portraits of powerful and notable, with concise accompanying text by Davis, a noted photographer and travel journalist. Portraits include Theodore Dreiser, Edward A. Filene, Rube Goldberg, Julian Hawthorne, Rockwell Kent, Ring Lardner, D. H. Lawrence, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken, Grantland Rice, Paul Robeson, Lincoln Steffens, Gene Tunney, Carl Van Vechten, and William Butler Yeats. With an introduction by Benjamin DeCasseres. Owner signature.
A fine copy.