Instante y Revelacion. Manuel Alvarez Bravo. Text by Octavio Paz. Circulo Editorial, [Mexico], 1982. First edition; 2000 copies. Large quarto. Gilt-stamped cloth in dustjacket with publisher's printed wrap-around band intact.
A substantial collection of the work of Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Mexico's premier modern photographer, with an English translation of the essay by Octavio Paz laid in. The full-page halftone plates were printed on coated paper by Talleres de Impresora Formal, and include both well-known and little-known images that capture the soul of Mexico and its people. Scarce.
A very fine copy in clear book glassine.