FSA Photographers: Two Early Books
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THIS LOT CONSISTS OF TWO BOOKS ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHOTOGRAPHERS AND OTHERS: Poems of the Midwest by Carl Sandburg and Roots of America by Charles Morrow Wilson.

Poems of the Midwest. Carl Sandburg. Two Volumes in One: Chicago Poems and Cornhuskers. Illustrated with Photographs Selected by Elizabeth McCausland. The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York, 1946. Limited edition of 950 numbered copies. Printed and bound by The Haddon Craftsmen. Octavo. Two color cloth. 267 pp. Includes halftone plates by Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee,Jack Delano, John Collier, Ben Shahn, Brett Weston, Gordon Parks, Lewis Hine, Berenice Abbott et al. Frontispiece portrait of Sandburg by Steichen. A fine copy.

Roots of America. A Travelogue of American Personalities. Charles Morrow Wilson. Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York, 1936. First edition. Large octavo. Illustrated cloth. xii + 316 pp. text with thirty-three interspersed halftone plates by Rothstein, Lange, Jung, and other photographers/agencies of the period. A better than very good copy; some discoloration along inner hinges and a scuff mark along foredge of pages that caused an indent or very small tear in side edge of pages in center of the book.
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