Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer. Special Edition Commemorating the Exhibition at International Center of Photography, New York, November/December 1979. Foreword by Yves Bonnefoy. Conceived, edited, and designed by Robert Delpire for the International Center for Photography, New York, 1979. 155 plates + text. Large squarish quarto. Inscribed on verso of half-title page, 'For Anna*/Cordialement/Henri'. Stiff illustrated wrappers. Black-and-white reproductions.
*From the collection of Anna Winand, one of the guiding staff members of International Center of Photography in New York since its founding in 1974'.
Catalogue for the massive travelling exhibition that toured thirteen American museums between late November 1979 and August 1982. All the iconic Cartier-Bresson images are here, beautifully sequenced in thematic groupings by Delpire. With a nice inscription!
Near Fine-; internally clean and tightly bound; small area of plastic laminate on lower corner of front wrapper peeling; slight wear to edges; two-sided tear (with some adjacent creasing and peeling) measuring about 1" x 1" on upper edge of rear wrapper.