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Robert Doisneau. Translation by Vivienne Menkes. London. Gordon Fraser. 1980. First UK edition. Previously published in French in 1979. Cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 144 pages. Over 100 black-and-white plates. 310 x 250mm (12¼ x 9¾"). 1.2kg. 086092050x. English. Near fine; very slight shelf wear to jacket, a short surface scratch to rear cover; light marks to rear cloth board; internally clean with no inscriptions.A comprehensive monograph on the work of French photographer Robert Doisneau. The illustrations provide a retrospective view of Doisneau's career, from his early photographs in the 1930s to the end of the 1970s. His sympathetic, Humanist photographs capture the pleasure and humour Doisneau found in the people of Paris. He puts this same sense of amusement into his lengthy introduction which details, with comic incidences, his life and career and his current approach to photography. Number 9 from The Gordon Fraser Photographic Monographs series.