Bruce Bernard - Century - 1999

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Bruce Bernard - Century - 1999
History - Quantity: 1

Phaidon Press - Century: 100 Years of Human Progress, Regression, Suffering and Hope 1899-1999 - First edition - 1120 p.p.

With 1,090 duotone images & size of ca. 26x26 cm, this colossal volume offers an informative, intimate and incisive insight into the twentieth century from the very beginning to the very end. Divided into six sections with accompanying text and quotations, Century presents an average of 10 images for each year.

1899 - 1914, High Hopes and Recklessness;
1914 - 1933, Self-Inflicted Wounds Remain Infected;
1933 - 1945, Rise and Fall of the Unspeakable;
1945 - 1965, Atomic Truce Walks a Tightrope;
1965 - 1985, Vietnam to the Moon to Soviet Collapse;
1985 - 1999, Chaos and Hope on a Burdened Planet

Beautifully illustrated and edited by Bruce Bernard, an English picture editor, writer and photographer. He wrote for the Sunday Times and the Independent and photographed many influential artists in a career lasting nearly 40 years.

An award-winning history of the last century in photographs. Photographs drawn from archives around the world
Rarely seen images - Essential reference book. An absolute must-have for every history fan!

Condition: good with minor edge wear on cover (please see uploaded photos for more details).
Shipment: well packed and send with Track and Trace.


Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History
Author/ Illustrator
Bruce Bernard
Book Title
Century
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1999
Edition
Other
Language
English
Publisher
Phaidon
Binding/ Material
Hardback
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