THIS LOT CONSISTS OF 3 SIGNED BOOKS BY DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN: War Without Heroes, 1970 (shown); Yankee Nomad: A Photographic Odyssey., 1966; The Kremlin, 1960.
War Without Heroes. Photos and text by Duncan. Private edition of the author/Harper & Row, NY and Evanston, 1970. 252 pp. First edition. Quarto. Hardbound with photo-illustrated dust jacket. Inscribed by Duncan to Peter Hirsch (dated 3 November 1970). Numerous full-page gravure reproductions.
Yankee Nomad: A Photographic Odyssey.. Introduction by John Gunther. Texts by Duncan. Private edition of the author, 1966. 480 pp. First edition. Quarto. Inscribed by Duncan to Peter Hirsch (dated 30 August 1966). Hardbound in dust jacket. Thick quarto. Contains errata sheet. More than 500 reproductions, 130 in color.
The Kremlin. Photographs and text by David Douglas Duncan. New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT, 1960. 170 pp. First edition. Quarto. Inscribed by Duncan to Peter Hirsch (dated 29 March '60). Hardbound in dust jacket with
Hirsch was a Kansas City bookseller and friend of Duncan's over the years.
"It is a bit difficult to consider one, absolute "best" in a career like Duncan’s. After all, the man has produced nearly two dozen books (with more coming), countless articles, and hundreds of thousands of images in the 60+ years of his professional life. Certainly he has earned his position as one of this century’s greatest photojournalists."--Roy Flukinger, Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin
Read Flukinger's essay on David Douglas Duncan.
War Without Heroes is one of the most extraordinary photographic books about the Viet-Nam war ever published.
All books are in Fine condition; some yellowing due to age; only light edge wear and chipping to dust jackets.