Lot 322 of 426:
Signed by Paul Strand  

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Un Paese

Strand, Paul and Cesare Zavattini


Giulio Einaudi



105, [2] pp. Text in Italian. Illustrated from photographs by Paul Strand. 29.2x23 cm (11½x9") 

Inscribed by the photographer to painter David Alfaro Siqueiros on the half-title page: "To my dear friend Siqueiros from Paul Strand". Lengthy inscription by Cesare Zavattini to Siqueiros on the front free endpaper. The third of Paul Strand's photo-essays on a place—in this case Cesare Zavattini's hometown of Luzzara. Strand had visited Mexico in 1932-34 and again in 1966. Strand's The Mexico Portfolio, published in 1967, had text by Siqueiros.

Lot Amendments

Chips and tear to jacket; sunning along top edge, a few thumbstains, inscription by Zavattini has faded from blue to black in parts; very good in about very good jacket.

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