Facsimile reprint by Xavier Barral of the 1937 "reference" book that is listed in many books about the history of photography and the history of the photobook.
"All the elemental forces of nature have been working here for millennia to shape and form a landscape whose scale, majesty and solitude are similar to the early days of Creation." This is how Alfred Ehrhardt, a German Bauhaus photographer, describes the foreshore (Das Watt), this strip of sand between land and sea that borders the German coast of the North Sea modeled by winds, storms, and the sun.
This facsimile reprint, faithful to the original version published in 1937, makes this book accessible again to the greatest number, a classic of photography long since exhausted. "
Included in the book, a 16-page booklet.
The texts are available in 3 languages : French, German and English.
ATTENTION : Our last copy has a 5-cm imprint probably left by a sharp-ish object in the middle of the front cover of the dustjacket (where the name "Alfred Ehrhardt" is). This imprint remains rather discrete in the pattern of the cover image. Consequently, this copy is offered at the discounted price of 40 € instead of 45 €. The copy is mint outside of this small defect.
112 pages - Hardcover w/ DJ (+ booklet)
Éditions Xavier Barral, 2013
New - Small defect (see above)
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