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535: Weegee's People First Edition

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Title: Weegee's People
Author: Weegee [pseud. of Arthur Fellig].
Description: Brown cloth, dust jacket. First Edition.Weegee's second book of photographs. Weegee is best known for his stark black and white street photography. Weegee worked in the Lower East Side of New York City as a press photographer during the 1930s and '40s, and he developed his signature style by following the city's emergency services and documenting their activity. Much of his work depicted unflinchingly realistic scenes of urban life, crime, injury and death.
Heading: zzdPlace Published: New York
Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Date Published: [1946]

Condition

Jacket price clipped, some light chipping to edges; volume with some light wear; near fine in a like jacket.

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Estimate $300 – $500
Starting Bid $150
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