THE BOYHOOD PHOTOS OF J. H. LARTIGUE. The Family Album of a Gilded Age.
Price: 125.00 USD
Lausanne: Ami Guichard, 1966. Tipped in black and white photographs with captions. Jacques Lartigue first began to take pictures with a camera given to him by his father in 1901. He was 7, and Paris was still the romantic center of the world. Lartigue's pictures, along with his accompanying comments and recollections, represent a kind of family album which summons up not merely the fanciful life of the lavish and successful Lartigue family, but in some sense, the childhood of a century as well. 128 pages, very thick stock. Gilt front cover decoration and illustrations (rubbed). Oblong 4to. Simply a wonderful book full of family photographs. First edition. Near fine.