FREE SPIRIT IN A TROUBLED WORLD.
Edition: First printing.
Zurich, Berlin and NY: Scalo, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Phillips worked as a photojournalist - or a photo-reporter - for Life Magazine from 1936, the very beginnings of photojournalism, to 1959. This autobiographical book includes 200 photographs of his work, reproduced in duotone from the original full-size negatives (not the cropped versions sometimes used in the magazine, in a handsomely produced volume, printed throughout on heavy stock. Arranged chronologically it begins with London in 1937, with young Etonians, disabled veterans of the great war, World War I and with the abdication of Edward VII and the coronation of George VI and ends with a return to Algeria - the country Phillips was born in - in 1959 during the Algerian war. In between are many moving and interesting photographs - the Warsaw ghetto in 1936, post World War II Europe, the Palestinian conflict and more. Published shortly after Phillip's death at 80 in 1996. Includes a note by the editor. 572 pp. (a very heavy and thick book.). ISBN: 3-931141-209.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.