New York, N.Y. The Museum of Modern Art; George Eastman House, 1981. b/w plates, ports., facs., cat., ind., bibl. (p. -211), color pict. wrp. (marginal foxing in edges, o/w very fine). Item #97024
FOURTH REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION of the "text first published in the illustrated catalogue of the exhibition "Photography 1839-1937", which I organized for the Museum of Modern Art in 1937"-- p. . Author Beaumont Newhall presents a major and scholarly chronicle of the history of photography, through more than 300 works by such master photographers as William Henry Fox Talbot, Timothy O'Sullivan, Julia Margaret Cameron, Eugene Atget, Peter Henry Emerson, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Man Ray, Edward Weston, Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Ansel Adams, Brassai, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Harry Callahan, Minor White, Robert Frank and Diane Arbus, amongst others. A classic reference.