May 20, 2010 - Sale 2215

Sale 2215 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 2,400
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Paris de Nuit/Paris After Dark.
Text by Paul Morand. Translation by Stuart Gilbert. Illustrated with reproductions of Brassaï's nocturnal photographs of Paris. 4to, photo-pictorial spiral-bound wrappers, very light wear and a small crease to edge of rear cover, spiral binding slightly rusted; photogravures clean and rich. Roth 76; Parr/Badger I 134; Hasselblad 110. first english edition.
Paris: Édition Arts et Métiers Graphiques, [1933]

Additional Details

The first edition in English, which was issued shortly after the French (and from the same plates) to coincide with Brassai's exhibition at the Batsford Gallery, London (1933).