Historian, critic, architect and photographer Gerry Badger is the author of the renownedCollecting Photography (2003) and numerous photography monographs. He has worked with Martin Parr for the past ten years on what has become a reference work in photobooks with over 700 titles compiled for the full trilogy. To mark the release of the third volume in the trilogy,Photobooks: A History (Phaidon), we wanted to revisit the origin of this ambitious project.
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