Lot 51
Camera Work: A Photographic Quarterly
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Camera Work: A Photographic Quarterly: Edited and Published by Alfred Stieglitz." Issue 47, Commonly referred to as the "What is 291 Issue." This issue of Camera Work accompanied the above Stieglitz photos in the Rhoades estate. There are several inscriptions in the hand of Alfred Stieglitz: On the left, inside the front cover is written in pencil: "This is No 1 of the Special Edition of Camera Work, XLVII of which special edition 27 copies were printed - To K.N.R.---August third, 1914," Lower on the page: "291---May 15-1915", on the flyleaf there is a lengthy dedication that is both poetic and highly dramatic: "If this Book is a living Thing it lives through those who have had something living to give. To Katherine N Rhoades... In friendship and in gratitude. Alfred Stieglitz"

The Collection of Barbara Rhoades, Hillsborough, NC

From Alfred Stieglitz to Katherine N. Rhoades and by descent to her grandniece, Barbara Rhoades, NC

Good condition, some flaking to edges of covers as commonly seen. For this lot payment only accepted via bank wire transfer or a certified cashiers check.

$2,000 - 4,000