Simon and Schuster, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Good / Good. Item #611490
First English-language edition of one of the most celebrated works of 20th-century photography. A good copy in a good jacket (jacket has a 4.25 x 2.75 inch chip to upper right corner of front cover, a chip to top of spine; and some dampstaining, soiling and wear; book has a tear to top of spine; significant shelfwear to bottom edges; darkening and staining to bottom edge of covers; book has been well-read, binding is a bit shaken; there is some smudging to text margins - but plates are clean and clear)Notable for the jacket and binding designs by Henri Matisse as well as for Cartier-Bresson's brilliant and influential photographs. Afterword ('A Technical Report to Photographers') by Richard L. Simon. Includes an extra suite of captions (12pp, tall 4to), laid in loose ((extra suite of captions has darkening, creasing, and wear). 126 b/w photos.