New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1945. Strand, Paul. First edition. Small 4to., 32 pp., 23 plates from b&w photos. Cloth. A near fine copy, with the tipped-in corrections slip. The near very good dust jacket has a few short tears, wrinkles and small chips at the edges, stain streaks and lacking an inch piece on the rear panel. Item #53852
Published as the catalogue for the exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art. Text by Nancy Newhall.
Laid-in is a printed invitation card to the opening reception, Tuesday, April 24, 1945, 5:00 to 7:00. Additionally, this card is stamped "Preview for Critics, 2 to 6 P.M., Tuesday. This card also admits to Members' Preview." This is the scarce cloth with dust jacket issue from the first printing of 6000 copies, which were largely issued in paper wrappers.