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Cartier-Bresson, Henri (1908-2004) The Decisive Moment

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
160
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cartier-Bresson, Henri (1908-2004) The Decisive Moment. New York and Paris: Simon & Schuster and Verve, [1952].
First edition, folio, illustrated, in the original publisher's boards illustrated by Matisse, spine damaged and fragmentary, with the English captions inserted, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.
[and] two copies of The Europeans, New York and Paris: Simon & Schuster and Verve, [1955], first edition, folio, illustrated, in the original publisher's boards illustrated by MirĂ³, one copy with slight rubbing and chipping of headcaps, some abrasions along joints; the other with both boards detached, some animal damage to head (dog?), each: 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (3)
Estimate $300-500


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