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  • Provenance

    Swann Galleries, New York, 7 April 1993, lot 33

  • Literature

    Aperture, Alvin Langdon Coburn: Symbolist Photographer 1882-1966, pp. 14, 40, 41, 47, 64
    Edition Stemmle, Alvin Langdon Coburn, pp. 92, 95, 99, 101, 103, 106, 108

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include:
    The Metropolitan Tower, circa 1909; Brooklyn Bridge, from a Roof-Top, circa 1905; The Battery circa 1909; Williamsburg Bridge, circa 1909; The Holland House, 1910; Broadway at Night, 1909; Brooklyn Bridge, from the River, 1910; The Flat-Iron, 1909; The Water Front, circa 1910; The Singer Building, Noon, 1909; The Ferry 1909; The Tunnel-Builders, 1910; The Knickerbocker Trust Company, 1909; The Chinese Quarter, 1908; The Unfinished Bridge 1910; The Singer Building, Twilight, 1910; The Stock Exchange, circa 1905; Fifth Avenue, from the St. Regis, circa 1905; The Sky-Line, 1910; The Park Row Building, 1909

74

New York

London: Duckworth & Co., and New York: Brentano's, 1910. Complete volume of 20 hand-pulled photogravures. Forward by H. G. Wells, signed in ink by Wells. Folio, 1/4 gilt-lettered leather and gray boards.
Varying dimensions from 3 1/2 x 7 in. (8.9 x 17.8 cm) to 8 x 5 3/4 in. (20.3 x 14.6 cm)

Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $4,375

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