Considered one of the most sought after photography books for collectors, this rare copy of "The Decisive Moment" contains photographs and text by Henri Cartier Bresson with an afterword by Richard Simon. Published by Simon & Schuster in collaboration with Editions Verve, Paris 1952. The cover illustration is by Henri Matisse. The book contains 158 pages filled with images chosen by Cartier-Bresson, 126 black and white gravure images. Includes page caption booklet. Spine is in rough, fragile condition. Interior of the book is in very good condition--no stains or marks or tears. Book measures 14-1/2" x 10-3/4".
Henri Cartier Bresson "The Decisive Moment" Original 1952 Edition