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Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art by  John; Barbara Morgan Szarkowski - Hardcover - Signed - 1973 - from A&D Books and Biblio.com

Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art

by Szarkowski, John; Barbara Morgan

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New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1973. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Very Good cloth-bound hardcover with light wear/fading at the edges and a now-flattened crease to the ffep and first six pages in a Near Fine dust jacket with a sun-faded spine, as is common. 216 pages; 100 b&w photographic plates; 9.5 x 11 inches. SIGNED BY SZARKOWSKI; inscribed by Szarkowki to Barbara Morgan on the half-title, dated in the year of publication and signed "John;" signed in full on the title page at a later date; additionally, on the blank page opposite the title page, SIGNED BY BARBARA MORGAN in the context of a note referring to the location and title of her image reproduced in the book. A survey of photographs from MoMA's collection with commentary on each one by Szarkowski.


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