Stuttgart: Akademischer Verlag Dr. Fritz Wederking & Co. 1929. First edition. 4to., 76 b&w plates. Illustrated and embossed wrappers (designed by El Lissitzky). There is slight rubbing and toning to the edges of the wrappers, with two moderate stains on the blank white portion of the rear wrapper. Original German bookseller's stamp on the title page. A very good copy. Item #51536
This book heralded the modernist movement in photography, published in conjunction with the renowned Film und Foto exhibition of 1929. Photos by Eugène Atget, Andréas Feininger, Florence Henri, George Grosz, Gunther Petschow, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Edward Weston, Moholy-Nagy and others. One of the most influential photographic books of the modern era.