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Paul Strand, The Mexican Portfolio, Paul Caponigro, and Photography in the Twentieth Century

Paul Strand, The Mexican Portfolio (Da Capo Press For Aperture, Inc.), 20 hand-pulled gravure plates, 4-page text in portfolio with slipcase, 12 1/2” X 16”, edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies.

Paul Strand’s Mexican Portfolio, an incredibly beautiful group of photographs taken during the early thirties, was issued in 1940 in a limited subscription (250 copies) edition. The volume has been unavailable in any form since that time. This year, Aperture, Inc., publisher of the quarterly of photography, has produced a new signed edition of 1000 copies for the Da Capo press. The portfolio includes twenty hand-pulled gravure prints made from the original plates, under the personal supervision of Paul Strand, and Michael Hoffman, Aperture publisher. (It was quite fortunate that printers could be found who could still duplicate the original gravure process, as the earlier company was no longer

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