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foto-auge / oeil et photo / photo-eye, 1st edition 1929

"foto-auge / oeil et photo / photo-eye”
franz roh, jan tschichold
Stuttgart, Akademischer Verlag, Dr. Fritz Wedekind & Co
1st edition 1929

One of the most important anthologies of early 20th century modern photography, and a masterpiece of "new typography". Illustrated with photographs by some of the greatest avant-garde artists: Lissitsky, Atget, Buchartz, Ernst, Feininger, Finsler, Grosz, Henri, Berlin, Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Renger-Patszch, Roh, Tschichold, Umbo, Weston, Zwart, Schuitema etc.
On the cover it shows the famous self portrait photo montage “The Constructor” by El Lissitzky. (Note the XYZ ;)
A charming detail is the list of addresses of the artists printed in the back.

A small defect at the bottom of the spine and slight restoration (professional) at the top of the spine. The interior is nicely preserved

  • Designer

    Jan Tschichold
  • Manufacturer

    Dr. Fritz Wedekind & Co
  • Year of design

  • Country

  • Materials

    Embossed cover, "french fold" pages
  • Dimensions

    30 x 21 cm
  • Condition

    Very good
  • Price

    Sold: Basel, Switzerland

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