Group of 10 books by the famous German husband and wife photography team Bernd and Hilla Becher -- the founders of what is now known as The Dusseldorf School of photography. All books are hardcovers and 9 of them are bound in dark blue cloth. All text is in English.All are the American edition, published by MIT Press except for "Coal Mines and Steel Mills" which was published in Germany by Schirmer/Mosel. Each book profusely illustrated in black and white. One book is a biography of the pair written by Lange, but it's also filled with the Becher's photos. Near Fine or better in Very Good+ to Near Fine dust jackets. All contents bright, clean and unmarked, with no signs of previous ownership in any book.
Dust jackets with slightest hints of edgewear to the spine ends and a few with very early signs of fading to the spine and panels. All DJs now housed in protective mylar wraps. Titles and publication dates are below. All books are first printings of the First American edition published by the MIT Press unless otherwise noted.
Water Towers, 1988, fifth printing. Industrial Facades, 1998, second printing.
Industrial Landscapes, 2002, second printing. Susanne Lange, Bernd and Hilla Becher: Life and Work, 2007, second printing. Coal Mines and Steel Mills, 2010 (published in Germany by Schirmer/Mosel). Overall a pretty outstanding set covering a large chunk of the work done by this duo. The photos document industrial sites all over Europe and North America, including once famous steel towns like Manchester, Liverpool, The Ruhr Valley in Germany and American cities such as Pittsburgh, Gary, Chicago and small towns in Alabama.Books will be packaged securely in strong cardboard boxes. Please let me know if you have any additional questions. ISBNs: 9783829604741, 0262025981, 0262023881, 9780262025072, 9780262025652, 026202361x, 0262024306, 0262023113, 026202277x, 9780262122863. The item "10 books by Bernd & Hilla Becher Industrial Photography Mines Mills Fine & Rare" is in sale since Sunday, April 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "books_n*at" and is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.