Paris: "Arts et Métiers Graphiques" 1938. First edition. Softcover. Folio (12 1/4 x 10"). pp (Text), 90pp (Plates), 4pp (Text),  leaves (Color plates); [105-132]pp (Text and advertisement). Original spiral bound decorative soft cloth by Pierre Boucher.
"Photographie" was an annual special issue of the magazine "Arts et Métiers Graphiques" entirely dedicated to modern photography, and which published the work of the leading photographers and photographic agencies of the period.
This 1939 edition contains 8 color plates as well as 90 striking photographs reproduced in heliogravure, and taken by the following photographers: Ylla; Stephen Deutch; Pierre Boucher; Edward Weston; Brassai; Hein Gorny; Willy Maywald; Hisao Okamoto; Marie & Borel; George Hurrell; Marcel Bovis; Herbert List; Bill Brandt; Nora Dumas; Heinrich Heidersberger; Bob Leavitt; George Platt Lynes; Laure Albin-Guillot; Erwin Blumenfeld; Clarence John Laughlin; Ruth Bernhard; Louise Dahl-Wolfe; Berenice Abbott, and many others.
Moderate rubbing along edges of soft cloth covers. Text and captions in French. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #42758