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Subject: [Leica] "the Decisive Moment" is back in print... for now
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:19:49 +0100
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Thanks for the heads up, Jay, I was just about to put it in my shopping 
cart. Now I won?t. After all, many of the same famous images are in my other 
HCB books.


Nathan Wajsman
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> On 31 Oct 2015, at 04:23, Jay Burleson <leica at> wrote:
> Unfortunately, this edition is done from scans of the original book, not 
> scans from prints.
> It shows it.
> The amazing compositions are there, but the tones and sharpness is, shall 
> we say, lacking.
> I paid $80.00 US for my copy of this new printing, and I wish I'd bought a 
> different photographers book.
> That said, since I have, I won't sell it.
> Jay
> On 10/30/2015 7:43 PM, Richard Man wrote:
>> Steidl re-published the classic this Jan and I had in in my AMZN pre-order
>> pile, but they don't let you know when an item finally becomes available 
>> so
>> it was all gone by the time I realized it was available.
>> They have finally have the 2nd printing. You can get it directly from
>> for 98 Euros, shipping included even to US, and I got mine 
>> within
>> 4 days!!!
>> A few sellers on AMZN are selling it also. I'd recommend act quickly. Per
>> usual, no idea how big a print run Steild did.
>> O have a first printing FRENCH edition for sale if anyone is interested.
>> $150+ shipping.
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