Moments Preserved: Eight Essays in Photographs and Words
by PENN, Irving; Alexander Liberman, intro
New York: Simon & Schuster, . First Edition. Penn's first published monograph, now recognized as a mid-century landmark among photobooks. "...Moments Preserved gathers Penn's vast variety of enthusiasms...Penn reinvented the classic daylight studio portrait for a more casual time, undercutting its formality but heightening its potential as a revealing performance" (Roth 101, pp. 158-159). Tall quarto (33cm). Original cream linen boards, lettered in black on spine; 183pp. (chiefly illus). Spine cloth a bit toned, else Near Fine, albeit lacking photo-illustrated slipcase. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown. (Inventory #: 30288)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
Shipping & Return Policies
All items are offered subject to prior sale. Orders must be prepaid, though billing may be arranged for institutions and customers with established credit. Payment may be made by Check, Money Order, Paypal or by valid credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover). Any item may be returned within 10 days for full refund. Signed and manuscript items carry an unlimited guarantee of authenticity.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.