Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1964. Hardcover. Second printing, 1964; first published in 1958, the year of the state's centennial. viii, 302 pages. 10 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches; 260 by 192 mm. Hardcover, in very good condition, bound in cloth boards illustrated with a black-and-white image of a pine forest. Fifteen-word gift inscription in black ink on the front pastedown, but otherwise a clean, sound copy, in a good jacket, price-clipped with some edge wear and with a chip, one square inch in area, missing at the bottom of the front panel. Jacket enclosed in a clear, archival-quality, removable protective cover. Item #1792
Text, 179 black-and-white photographs, and 24 full-page color plates by Szarkowski. His second book, after The Idea of Louis Sullivan (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1956). Four years after The Face of Minnesota was published, he became the director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.