Eight years after the release of the second volume of The Photobook: A History, the latest installment of this encyclopedic trilogy has been published by Phaidon. Its conclusion is positive on the whole, and it demonstrates a widespread and growing interest in photobooks. In the preface, Martin Parr asserts his position as a missionary praising the photobook before a skeptical public and revisits advancements in the industry one by one, particularly self-publishing.
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