A Time We Knew: Images of Yesterday in the Basque Homeland


ISBN: 0874171571


Laxalt, Robert. Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press (1990). First Edition. Black cloth with silver lettering to spine. 104 pages. Photos by William Albert Allard. Signed by Laxalt. Bookplate. Spine of jacket faded. A clean, attractive book. “For two months in 1967, Allard, an American, visited the Basque homeland in the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain, photographing a peasant culture that has since given way to technological progress. He was aided by Laxalt, a native of the region, who here depicts in poetic vignettes the Basques as they then were.” – PW Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.