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Kertesz, Andre (Photographer) & Brassai (Contributor). ANDRE KERTESZ: THE GALERIE WILDE COLLECTION. Cologne, Germany: Galerie Wilde, 1982. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 50 pages. Fine.

Retrospective collection of photographs. One of the most beautiful books on the photographic art of Andre Kertesz. Limited Edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. The first and only edition. The book is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Galerie Wilde: Regular-sized volume format. Cream silk cloth boards with brown titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Andre Kertesz. Introduction by Brassai. List of Plates, Chronology, Selected Bibliography, and Major Exhibitions appended at the end. Printed on cream uncoated stock paper in Cologne, Germany to absolutely the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents some of the photographer's finest and most representative images in an exquisite Limited-Edition production. Each of the photographs is presented on the right-hand page only. "His combination of Modernist vision and poetic wit defined a vocabulary that generations of photographers have continued to use" (Brassai). "His photographs reveal a whole world at once expected and unexpected to anyone who examines them" (Carol Kismaric). A gem of a book, this is a "must-have" title for Andre Kertesz collectors. This copy is Number 796, indicated as such in pencil on the Back Limitation Page, and is very prominently and beautifully signed in black fountain pen by Andre Kertesz. This is an Import title, was distributed only in Germany, and is now highly collectible. This is the only copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, an unread collector's copy. A rare signed copy thus. 23 plates. Andre Kertesz's "Day of Paris" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ANDRE KERTESZ TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0900406828. $800.00

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