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today's book bargain ...

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by pdh, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
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  2. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    and this one arrived today ... Listed as used but quite obviously brand new, £8 including (very quick) delivery from Italy ...



    today's bargain by _loupe, on Flickr
     
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  3. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    God, those both look great.
     
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  4. krugorg

    krugorg SC All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
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  5. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Lee Miller had a fascinating life ... several of them! She was a war photographer amongst other things, and "Lee Miller's War" is a well-known book of pj from WWII. She also had a long affair with Man Ray, and knew "everyone" in '30s Paris. I wouldn't characterise her life as tragic, but it's very clear she was a pretty tortured soul, and probably very difficult to be around. Anthony Penrose is actually her son, and I think he skates over some of her more difficult behaviour. Clinically, I'd guess at borderline personality disorder compounded by alcoholism in later life, but such a wonderfully gifted person.

    It only arrived today, but I've wanted the Batchelor book for a couple of years, in fact I thought I'd posted that link or similar here before (but I can't find it now), and of course when you look at what he's done and what I try to do sometimes, you can see why I might like it so much!
     
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  6. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    and here's another bargain from a few weeks ago ... Garry Fabian Miller is a photographer who doesn't use a camera ... this is partly a catalogue of an exhibition of his work I saw a while back, so I was very pleased to trip over this for a stupidly small amount of money ...



    Tuesday bargain by _loupe, on Flickr