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    Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, April-July, 1911. First edition, double issue, no. XXXIV-XXXV. Presentation copy, inscribed by Stieglitz in pencil on the first blank leaf: "To my good friend Cornelia B. Sage, / with kindest wishes for a good / summer, which means a beneficial / & well-earned rest. As ever / Cordially Alfred Stieglitz / May 17-1911 '291.'" Quarto. Approximately 12 x 8.25 inches. 70, [16, ads] pages. With four mounted photographic illustrations by Stieglitz and nine mounted illustrations by Rodin. Publisher's stiff printed wrappers. Spine chipped and partially perished, edges of wrappers chipped and worn with some marginal tears, light wear to edge of text and illustrations. Ex-library from The Cleveland Museum of Art with a perforated stamp on the first leaf and rubber stamp to the verso of plates. Still, a very good copy of a fragile item.

    Cornelia B. Sage (later Quinton, 1876-1936) was a patron of the arts and the first American woman to become a director of a major art museum, when she was appointed the director of the Albright Art Museum and Gallery in 1910. In 1910, she organized the first photographic exhibition in the United States ("International Exhibition of Pictorial Photography").

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