Fine Prints & Photography

October 26 — 31, 2019
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LOT 40

Lot 40

Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002)

Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002)
Lot 40 Details
Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002), Armenian/Canadian


First Edition, autographed book; signed by Yousuf Karsh in black pen and ink on the title page. Illustrated with 79 black and white photographs of famous Canadians. University of Toronto Press (Toronto), 1978.
Overall 12.25 x 9.75 x 1 in — 31.1 x 24.8 x 2.5 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $108
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002)
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LOT 40

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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