by Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo and Walter Gropius, editors
Munich: Albert Langen, 1925. First edition. Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo. 8vo., 133 pp., 74 illustrations. Although there is no visible staining from moisture, there is very light cockling on a portion of the lower edge at the gutter; occasional spots of foxing on the blank margin of some text leaves. Bound in yellow cloth, titled and decorated in red. A near fine and bright copy; however, lacking the illustrated dust jacket. In this work Moholy-Nagy proposes the possibilities that are exemplified in his oft quoted statement that "the illiterate of the future will be ignorant of camera and pen alike." Design and typography by Moholy-Nagy. Includes photos by: Stieglitz, Man Ray, Renger-Patzsch, Moholy-Nagy, Lucia Moholy, Hannah Höch. Paul Citroen, et al. This is the rare first edition, published two years before the more common second edition.
(Inventory #: 51698)
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