Oct 18, 2018 - Sale 2489

Sale 2489 - Lot 159

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
MAX YAVNO (1921-1985)
A suite of 5 large photographs of San Francisco. Each reproduced in Yavno's book The San Francisco Book. Silver prints, the images measuring 10 1/2x13 1/4 to 15 1/2x19 1/2 inches (26.7x33.7 to 39.4x49.5 cm.), the mounts 15x20 to 20x24 inches (38.1x50.8 to 50.8x61 cm.), each with Yavno's signature, in pencil, on mount recto. 1940s

WITH--MAX YAVNO. The San Francisco Book. With photographs by Yavno and text by Herb Caen. This copy inscribed from Yavno to Earle Smith; with an additional 30 signatures, including his own, apparently collected by Smith on the title pages, chronologically dated. Small 4to, green cloth boards. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY YAVNO IN 1949.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948

Additional Details

Market St. Looking East From Twin Peaks, p. 18 Embarcadero Looking North Past The Ferry Building p. 29 Golden Gate Bridge Towers From The South, p. 32 Washington & Jackson St. Cable Car, p. 43 Ocean Beach Looking South, p. 88.