Witness to a Century.
By Alessandro Pasi.
W W Norton & Company Inc, New York, 2012. 192 pp., 200 black & white illustrations throughout, 10x12¼".
The epic story of the invention and nearly one-hundred-year development of the famous Leica camera.
The historical evolution of this astonishing photographic instrument matches the emotional charge of the famous images reproduced here. All sixteen Leica models, including digital cameras, are presented with relevant historical explanations and technical data alongside the works of such greats as André Kertész, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Robert Capa.