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MANUEL ÁLVAREZ BRAVO. Fotografías. The extremely scarce signed deluxe edition of this title, which includes three vintage photographs, El ensueño [The Daydream], Luz restirada [Stretched Light], and Dia de todos Muertos [Day of the Dead]. Silver prints, the images measuring 6 3/4x4 1/2 inches (17.1x11.4 cm.), tipped to heavy card stock in a section titled "Copias Originales," with the titles printed opposite each print. The volume also with 26 reproductions of Bravo's Surrealist photographs and a halftone portrait of Bravo by Doris Alvarez Heyde. 4to, printed wrappers, lightly soiled and discolored, contents loose and partially detached; with Bravo's signature and edition notation 97, in ink, on the first page of the special section. DELUXE EDITION, ONE OF 115 NUMBERED COPIES ISSUED WITH 3 PHOTOGRAPHS, THIS COPY SIGNED TWICE AND INSCRIBED BY BRAVO. Mexico: Sociedad de Art Moderno, 1945
This copy was signed and inscribed by Bravo to José Rodríguez Granada, "compañero y amigo mio." Bravo's signature also appears on the introductory page "Copias Originales," which precedes the vintage prints. Granada was a prolific Mexican art director.