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Book Reference: 45186
Author: Brandt, Bill.
Title: A Night In London: Story of a London Night in Sixty-Four Photographs
Price: 1400.00
Year: 1938
Description: 1st edition, 4to. original pictorial wrappers, 8pp, 64 full-page plates (gravures), captions in English and French. Spine strip very largely complete, but split on joint two thirds from tail, much shorter (5cm) split at head lower joint. approx 1cm lost at tail spine and chipped at head. Wrappers lightly edge worn. Upper wrapper shows some light ruled impressions. Contents coming loose from wrappers, plate 27 has a small blemish. A very scarce item, needs the attention of a restorer to ensure its survival. This is Brandt's second book, based on Brassai's Paris de Nuit (1936) The book tells the story on London by night, moving between different social classes. Brandt preferred to illuminate his scenes with tungsten lamps (photo floods) rather than using the newly developed flash bulb (the Vacublitz) which had been manufactured in Britain since 1930. If you are not already on our website please visit for images, we are happy to supply any further information or images on request
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