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Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1970s
8.5" L x 5.75" W x 1" H

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On Photography by Susan Sontag. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977. First printing. One of the late lamented social philosopher's most sought-after studies, in which she examines the nature of image-making. In a series of essays, Sontag considers the relationship of photography to art, to conscience and to knowledge. She also looks at such figures as Nadar, Muybridge, Stieglitz, Atget, Weston, Walker Evans, Cartier-Bresson, Avedon and Diane Arbus, among others. Serious stuff.
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About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.