Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families. JAMES AGEE, WALKER EVANS, Photographer.
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1960). Second Edition. 8vo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. xxii, 471 pp. Second Edition, enlarged with the 31 complementary photographs that Walker Evans originally intended to publish. Full black cloth, titled in silver on spine, in printed dust jacket. Illustrated with 62 reproductions of black & white photographs. Very near fine in very good, price-clipped dust jacket. Light edgewear to jacket, especially at crown & foot of lightly toned spine panel.

'The pictures in this book amount ot a technical and psychological adventure.' 'Here in this time; on this vast continental sorrowful clay I see you, encamped, imprisoned; each in your pitiably decorated little unowned ship of a home...'.

Price: $50.00