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    Sale 2240 | Lot 69
    Price Realized: $43,200With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2240 Lot 69

      CAMERA WORK. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz.
      Numbers 12 through 21 & 38.
      Together, 11 issues of this beautifully-produced fine art magazine, with approximately 90 photogravures. Each illustrated with photogravure reproductions of photographs by edward steichen, alfred stieglitz, alvin langdon coburn, george h. seeley and anne brigman, among others. 4tos, original printed gray wrappers, untrimmed edges with the usual slight creasing and tears, overall clean with scattered darkening to edges or small areas of soiling; 6 plates lacking; internally overall bright and clean.
      New York, 1905-1908 & 1912
      Estimate $20,000-30,000

      Stieglitz's Camera Work was the first publication to promote photography as a fine art form, and features many highlights from photographers associated with the Photo-Secession. This partial run includes Stieglitz's "Winter--Fifth Avenue," "Snapshot--From my Window, New York," and "Snapshot--In the New York Central Yards;" Steichen's "Moonlight: The Pond" and "The Little Round Mirror;" Alvin Langdon Coburn's "The Bridge--Sunlight;" and Anne Brigman's "Finis."

      Only six plates are missing: Herzog's "The Tale of Isolde," Stieglitz's "Horses" (No. 12), Steichen's "Cover Design" (No. 14), Keiley's "Spring" (No. 17), Steichen's "Pastoral--Moonlight" (No. 19), and Renwick's "Nude" (No. 20).

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $43,200