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The Secret Paris of the Thirties - BRASSAI

Thames & Hudson, 1986, Paperback.
Condition: Very Good. Wraps rubbed at the edges. Text bright and tight.

For years it has been known that Brassai had taken a series of secret photographs - which could not be published because of their daring nature. Alone, or in the company of friends, he discovered the forbidden Paris of the 1930s, its brothels, its whores, its pimps, its opium dens, its transvestite cafes the sordid yet fascinating bas-monde where high society mingled with the underworld. The photographs are magnificent in themselves, and one cannot help puzzling, 'How did he do it?'.

Size: 10½" x 8¼".

This one has already found a new owner.