Elliott Erwitt Snaps: Fifth Avenue

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Elliott Erwitt Snaps: Fifth Avenue

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A special limited Collector's Edition Elliott Erwitt Snaps photography book and an original silver gelatin print of Fifth Avenue, New York, 1947 (as shown). This is a unique chance to own an limited edition silver gelatin print by Elliott Erwitt.

This special edition book is beautifully bound, individually signed and numbered, and presented in a custom-made box together with an original print that is signed and numbered by Elliott Erwitt. The book and the print are individually limited to a run of between 100 and 250 copies.

The book includes the images Fifth Avenue, New York (1947), New York (1969), Marilyn Monroe, New York (1956) Valencia, Spain (1952), Provence, France (1955), and Paris (1989).

This hardcover book measures 5½ inches by 8¼ inches. Published February 28, 2002.

One of the greatest image makers of his generation, Elliott Erwitt (b.1928) describes himself as 'a professional photographer by trade and an amateur photographer by vocation.' A member of Magnum since 1954, his camera has taken him all over the globe and his pictures have been the subject of many books and exhibitions worldwide. Artist and documenter, his work spans many traditions, subjects and approaches to photography.

Brand: Phaidon

Origin: United States

Phaidon’s empire of world-renowned books on food, architecture, fashion, design and travel complement the publisher’s beginnings. Named after Socrates’s pupil Phaedo, who was known for his discourses on immortality, this London-based publishing house got its start in 1923 as a producer of high quality, reasonably priced literature, philosophy, and history books. In 1936 it added art to its repertoire, publishing some of the first monographs of Van Gogh and Botticelli. All volumes pair erudite text with breathtaking photography; a perennial favorite is Phaidon’s stunning, large-scale Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture.