New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978. Early printing (6th impression) of this "philosophy of photography" in which Sontag "examines a wide range of problems, both aesthetic and moral, raised by the presence and authority of the photographed image in the lives of everyone today". Grey illustrated dust wrapper. Clean and tidy with a touch of nicking to the edges of the wrapper. Fading to the spine. Grey boards and silver writing to the spine. Clean and tidy. Internally clean and tidy with owner's bookplate to the inside front board.  208 pages. 220 by 150mm (8¾ by 6 inches).