Manuel Alvarez Bravo. Fred R. Parker, editor and designer. Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California, 1971. First edition. Small quarto. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers. 55 pp.
The exhibition catalogue from the first major show of Bravo's work in the United States, handsomely reproducing thirty-three strong images from the first forty years of Bravo's career. Frontispiece portrait of the photographer. Includes quotes on Bravo's work by Paul Strand, Edward Weston (in the form of a letter), Diego Rivera, and others. Concludes with a chronology, a list of exhibitions and awards, and a bibliography. Edition of 5000 copies.
A better than very good copy; tip of outer top corner of cover bumped, a soft crease on plain rear wrapper and just minor handsoiling on covers.