MOMENTS PRESERVED. Eight Essays in Photographs and Works. Introduction by Alexander Liberman; Captions by Rosemary Blackmon.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Small folio. This copy is inscribed by Penn (1917-2009) to his long-time agent Peter Schub: "For Peter" (signed) "P." From the library of Peter Schub (1926-2021) who had a long and distinguised career as a revered agent of photography. Among his clients; Peter Beard, Anthony Armstrong Jones, and Irving Penn. Celebrated as Vogue magazine's top photographer for 60 years, Irving Penn was an intensely private man avoiding the limelight, concentrating on expanding the creative potential of the medium. This is his first book. A near fine book with a near fine dust jacket in a similar decorated slipcase. Item #14805

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