The Picture-Takin' Man by Jim Haskins. Illustrated with James Van DerZee Photographs. SIGNED by James Van DerZee on the half title page. Very good in a good plus dust jacket.
This biographical study is based on several interviews with Van DerZee and features many of his photographs of. Social life from the 1920s on into the 1970s. Van DerZee began his life as a visual artist in 1920s. Photographing family gatherings, weddings, communions, graduations and ceremonies then he came into his own documenting. S social and athletic clubs, its churches and the famous figures of the Harlem Renaissance.256 pages, reproducing photographs by James Van DerZee. The boards are clean with light wear. DJ lightly soiled and rubbed w/ light wear and a few tears to edges and to the top and bottom of the spine as well as a few creases. Corners and edges scuffed and rubbed. Scattered light foxing to the fore edges.
The item "SIGNED James Van DerZee VanDerZee Van Der Zee The Picture Takin Taking Man DJ HC" is in sale since Monday, September 17, 2012. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hmxa15a" and is located in Island Park, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.