Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Femmes [Collection d'Etudes Photographiques du Corps Humain, No. 1]. Sasha Stone.
Femmes [Collection d'Etudes Photographiques du Corps Humain, No. 1]
Femmes [Collection d'Etudes Photographiques du Corps Humain, No. 1]
Femmes [Collection d'Etudes Photographiques du Corps Humain, No. 1]

Femmes [Collection d'Etudes Photographiques du Corps Humain, No. 1]

Paris: Editions Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1933. First edition. Softcover. Folio. 20 loose leaves (title-page + nineteen plates numbered 2 to 20, some coated and some un-coated), as issued. Original photo-illustrated paper portfolio. Cover photograph mounted on stiff paper portfolio. Book housed in a custom-made green cloth clamshell-box, with title laid on spine. Sasha Stone (1895-1940) belonged to the circle around the constructivist periodical "G", which included Moholy-Nagy, Mies van der Rohe, El Lissitzky and Walter Benjamin. He created the photomontage for the dust-jacket of Benjamin's famous book "Einbahnstraße" (One-Way Street). Stone's nude work appeared in "Femmes," where his High Modernist nude figure studies emphasize sculptural form and unexpected angles. Some rubbing, creasing, and age-toning along edges of portfolio. Inside of spine partly taped. Minor creasing along edges of title and last plate. Tiny closed tear taped at verso of plate #20. Title-page in French. Clamshell-box in overall very good, portfolio in fair to good-, interior in good+, plates in very good condition. fair to vg. Item #39195

Price: $2,250.00

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