London: Hamish Hamilton, (2003).
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First British Edition of Susan Sontag's second book on photography, an extended essay on the imagery of war, briefly Inscribed by her on the title-page "to David/ 13/8/03". Her first, On Photography, winning the National Books Critics Circle Award. A pristine copy exploring the use of war photography as a political and cultural tool while posing one of the three questions asked by Virginia Woolf in Three Guineas, "How in your opinion are we to prevent war?" Small 8vo. 117 pp. Fine in brown cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a fine pictorial dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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