THE PASSIONATE COLLECTOR. With an Introduction by Walter Benjamin

By: Land-Weber, Ellen

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NY: Simon and Schuster. (1980).. (1980).. Very good. - Oblong 4to, pictorial white wraps (lightly soiled; corners lightly creased; small label removed from front wrap) with B&W illustrations on both wraps. 127 pp. (remainder mark on fore-edge). Profusely illustrated in B&W. Very good.

First edition.

"...One day I realized that to be a photographer is to be a collector....I decided to collect collectors-- photographically, of course...." [Author's Preface]. Over a two-year period, Land-Weber traveled to 40 states and photographed 152 collectors whose passions included beer cans, angels, anvils, escutcheons, dolls, horses, insects and maps of Transylvania, among many others. First Edition.

Title: THE PASSIONATE COLLECTOR. With an Introduction by Walter Benjamin

Author Name: Land-Weber, Ellen

Categories: Photography,

Publisher: NY: Simon and Schuster. (1980).: (1980).

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 1340

Keywords: PHOTOGRAPHY; PHOTOGRAPHER; ELLEN LAND-WEBER; COLLECTING; COLLECTORS; HOBBIES; WALTER BENJAMIN; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.