The full range of Lee Miller's outstanding photographs from World War II, accompanied by her brilliant dispatches.
Lee Miller's work for Vogue from 1941 to 1945 sets her apart as a photographer and writer of extraordinary ability. Her words combine immediacy with acute observation, and deep personal involvement with professional detachment. Complementing her writing here are two hundred remarkable photographs from the Lee Miller Archives. They show war-ravaged cities, buildings, and landscapes; but above all they portray war-resilient people—soldiers, leaders, medics, evacuees, prisoners of war, the wounded, the villains, and the heroes.
There is the raw edge of combat portrayed at the siege of St. Malo and in the bitterly fought Alsace campaign, and the disbelief and outrage Miller describes on witnessing the victims of Dachau. The war's horror is relieved by the spirit of postliberation Paris, where she indulged in frivolous fashions and recorded memorable conversations with Picasso, Cocteau, Eluard, Aragon, and Colette. The book ends with Miller's on-the-scene report giving a sardonic description of Hitler's abandoned house in Munich and the looting and burning of his alpine fortress at Berchtesgaden, which marked a symbolic end to the war. 160 duotone illustrations.
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David E. Scherman, the renowned war photojournalist, shared many of these assignments with Miller, and he has provided a revealing foreword. Antony Penrose is Lee Miller's son and Curator of the Lee Miller Archives.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Some wearping to spine, jacket has tear to corner with some tanning overall. Book in Very Good condition. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000530869
Book Description Conde Nast Books, New York, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. New York: Conde Nast Books, 1992. First edition, 1992. Black hardcover, map endpapers, dustjacket. Near fine condition, looks and feels about new, firm binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 035551
Book Description Conde Nast Books, London, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Lee Miller -- Photographer (illustrator). First Edition. foreword by David B Scherman, afterword by Anthony Penrose, editor's notes and index. Map illustrated end pages, both different, the front endpaper showing Europe, and the rear endpaper showing a plan of Port and town of St Malo. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper, of Lee Miller, with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Between 1941-1945 Lee Miller was Vogue's war correspondent and photographer of the Second World War. Her photographs show the ordinary soldier at rest and in the heat of battle, the ordinary citizens of Europe, and, the horror that was the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp. Some rubbing to the lower book edges and remnants of tape to the end pages. Some rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with sunning of the back strip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. , 7 - 208 pages, Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Lee Miller -- Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Photography; Europe; WW II; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0091770300. ISBN/EAN: 9780091770303. Inventory No: 0123441. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia. Bookseller Inventory # 0123441
Book Description Condé Nast Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Condé Nast Books, 1992, First Edition. Signed by Antony Penrose. Book in excellent condition. An excellent and sought after collection of Miller's war photography. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14911942760