La Photographie N'est Pas L'art | 1937, the scarce true first edition of Man Ray's most influential work.

By Man Ray

£1,900.00 GBP £2,500.00

The 1937 first edition of Man Ray's landmark work La Photographie N'est Pas L'art, featuring a foreword from Andre Breton, is a highly sought-after rarity. This classic collection of photos offers an unprecedented view of Man Ray's surrealist sensibilities and photography's place within the art world. It's an essential work.

First Edition, 3 sheets of text, imprimatur leaf, 12 halftone plates printed on yellow sheets (plus a duplicate of the seahorse), loose as issued within blue printed wrappers and black outer wrapper with 'window', the blue wrapper sunned, short tear on outer wrapper, [Parr & Badger I pp.108-109], 8vo, [Paris], avant-propos de André Breton.

Published by GLM, France, 1937.