New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Preface by Harold Brodkey. Printed in conjunction with a major retrospective exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Includes some of Avedon's best images from the first 30 years of his long career. A close to near fine copy in photo-illustrated boards with some light bumping to the bottom front corner in a near fine printed acetate jacket that has some minor wear and light rubbing. Signed by Avedon on the front free endpaper.