Bill Brandt A Life

by Paul Delany



First edition first impression large format hardback in fine condition, there is a neat previous owner inscription to the front blank endpage.

The greatest of British photographers, who visually defined the English identity in the mid-twentieth century, was an enigma. Indeed, despite his assertions to the contrary, he was not in fact English at all. His life, like much of his work, was an elaborate construction. England was his adopted homeland and the English were his chosen subject.

Publisher jonathan cape