Photography: A Short Critical History, Beaumont Newhall, 1938, HC, Very Good

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Newhall, Beaumont. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938
English, 2nd Edition, Very Good hardcover, quarto, 10 ⅛” x 7 11/16”, 221 pp.

Very Good dark gray cloth over boards, stamped silver lettering to spine, frontispiece featuring Alfred Stieglitz’s “Grape Leaves and House, Lake George” 1934, rubbing to tips, minimal spots soiling to back panel, minimal sunning to edges, rubbing and bumping to head and tail, closed tear to head, clean interior, tight binding. Text in English, Preface, List of Plates, Plates, Biographical index, includes black-and-white plates from the catalog of touring exhibition Photography 1839-1937 1937 organized by the Museum of Modern Art, an exquisite copy on the brief history of photography from daguerreotypes to moving pictures, one of three thousand copies of the revised edition printed for the trustees of the Museum of Modern Art.