Bonn: Brüder Auer Verlag, 1952/ Munich: Brüder Auer, 1955. Man Ray. First editions. 4tos., [vol. 1] 40 pp., 111 full-page plates; [vol. 2] 40 pp., 111 b&w photo-plates. Cloth. Volune 1: the previous owner has printed his name on ther front pastedown, and the rear hinge is partially opened, but firm. Volume 2: the upper board tips show a slight bruise. The fore edge of the gate-folded list of photographs in each volume is creased, as is often found. A very good set. Item #53976
Didactic by design, these volumes were the outgrowth of exhibitions organized by Steinert. With texts by Steinert, Franz Roh and others, in German, French and English. Photos by Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy, Brassaï, Brandt, Bayer, Schall, Boubat, Boucher, Doisneau, Groebli, Hardy, Webb, Hajek-Halke, Stettner, and others.