Faces of Our Time – Yousuf Karsh 1972 | SIGNED


  • Author: Yousuf Karsh
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto 1972
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: Signed, Dust Jacket

First edition, 2nd printing. Binding tight, internally fine. Inscribed & signed by Karsh on the ffep to Lewis Wasserman, American talent agent and studio executive, described as “the last of the legendary movie moguls” and “arguably the most powerful and influential Hollywood titan in the four decades after World War II. In 1995, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton.

Binding tight, internally fine. DJ rubbed and scuffed on at spine ends and around the edges. Few minor closed tears around the edges. A Near Fine copy in a VG DJ.

Here, in one volume, are forty-eight memorable photographic portraits from the Karsh collection. They form an imposing cross-section of the figures who have shaped our public life and the private world of the mind. Features the iconic portrait of Ernest Hemingway,  Winston Churchill, the crew of the Apollo XI, Joan Baez, Pablo Cassals, Albert Einstein, Queen Elizabeth, Pope John XXIII, Helen Keller, JFK, Martin Luther King, Pablo Picasso and so many more

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