New York: The Viking Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 11(1)pp. 128 plates, (4)pp. Original black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, in original photo-illustrated dustjacket, black and gilt lettering on spine. A collection of photographs from 1931 to 1966.
"Bill Brandt is a photographer's photographer, yet through the years his work has been seen, admired and loved by the general public through featured stories in magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Popular Photography, and Modern Photography, in art and photography books, and in exhibitions, including "The Family of Man" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Shadow of Light is a presentation of Bill Brandt's best photographs taken since 1931. These include his unforgettable of Emily Bronte's Top Withens, the ghostly sheep among the giant stones of Avebury, and some of the striking figure studies from his previous book, Perspective of Nudes. Brandt gives us a unique view of life in London in the nineteen-thirties..." (Publisher). Profusely illustrated with some color and mostly b/w photographs on 128 plates. Captions to the photographs at rear. Dustjacket with very light wear and lightly sunned along edges. Block with some age-toning along edges, not affecting photographs. Dustjacket in overall good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to very good condition. Item #49007