New York: Thames and Hudson, 1982.
First printing. 256 pp., 8.5 x 12 inches. Full blue cloth over boards, stamped in silver, in photo-illustrated dust-jacket. With 347 duotone plates, an introduction by Martin, and texts by Philippe Sers, Herbert Molderings, Janus, and Man Ray: "Photography is not art"; "Photography can be art"; and an interview. One very slightly eager opening in the center, otherwise very good, in a very good jacket with one very small closed tear. Item #3749
The first English-language edition of the book that accompanied the 1981 Man Ray exhibition at the Pompidou in Paris, organized by Martin. In addition to the classic images, the book "includes a huge number of photographs that have never been seen before, including portraits of Virginia Woolf and of Antonin Artaud and a large selection of erotic pictures."