(Stockholm: Bröderna Lagerström Boktryckare, 1920). Goodwin, Henry B. First edition. Folio, 165, [166-187] pp., original etching frontispiece with tissue guard, title page vignette, 39 b&w photogravures with tissue guards, 9 reproductions of etchings with tissue guards, 2 leaves of music. Quarter calf and linen with gilt title, decorative endpapers, t.e.g. Previous owner's neat bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. A fine copy. Item #52255
Richly toned photogravures by the Swedish photographer, Henry B. Goodwin (1878-1931) who was renowned within the international Pictorialist movement. The frontispiece is an original etching, a nude study, by Carl Larsson, SIGNED posthumously by his wife. The other etchings are by Olle Hjortzberg, Louis Sparre, Ernst Hällgren, Robert Haglund and others. VART VACKRA STOCKHOLM (Our Beautiful Stockholm) was published as a commemorative (festschrift) volume dedicated to Daniel Fallström-Fonden. Issued in an edition of only 200 numbered copies. It is clear that in this collection of photographs, Goodwin was acquainted with, and greatly influenced by the work of Alvin Langdon Coburn, especially Coburn's LONDON and NEW YORK. Goodwin and Coburn knew each other and corresponded about their work. Rare.