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(FRIEDLANDER, LEE). FRIEDLANDER, LEE & LESLIE GEORGE KATZ. WITH A BRIEF TEXT BY WALT WHITMAN - LEE FRIEDLANDER: THE AMERICAN MONUMENT - BOXED SPECIAL EDITION WITH A SIGNED SILVER GELATIN PRINT

Title: LEE FRIEDLANDER: THE AMERICAN MONUMENT - BOXED SPECIAL EDITION WITH A SIGNED SILVER GELATIN PRINT
Description: New York, Eakins Press Foundation., 1976, First Edition 1/150 Deluxe. (ISBN: 0-87130-045-1) Cloth with Leather Spine, Oblong Folio, np (78pp), 213 b&w gravure illustrations. "The American Monument" is Lee Friedlander's groundbreaking portfolio of striking images of statues and memorials taken across the United States during the early seventies. Uniquely bound in baby blue cloth-over-boards with sumptuous printing by The Meriden Gravure Company from half-tone negatives made by Richard Benson, it certainly ranks among the great American photography books of the Twentieth Century. A brand new, pristine example of the exceedingly uncommon "Special Edition" of this impressive tome (cited on pages 310-311 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", page 28 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II", page 35 of "From Fair to Fine", and pages 236-237 of "The Book of 101 Books") limited to one hundred and fifty copies bound in red cloth with a gilt-embossed leather spine NUMBERED (60/150) in ink on the rear colophon accompanied by an 11 x 14" silver gelatin print of an image that is not reproduced in the book NUMBERED (60/150) AND SIGNED "Lee Friedlander" in ink on the recto that has been laid into in an archival display mat affixed to the inside of the rear board, as issued. These are housed in the publisher's vintage unprinted blue cardboard presentation box. A Fine condition example of Lee Friedlander's "Fourteen American Monuments" catalogue published by the Eakins Press Foundation has been additionally laid in. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.. As New/No Jacket - As Issued.

Keywords: Lee Friedlander, Leslie George Katz, Walt Whitman, "The American Monument", Photography, Photo Monograph, The Photobook / Open Book / 101 Books / et al., The Hasselblad Center, "The Open Book", Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volu

Price: US$ 6000.00 Seller: Arcana: Books on the Arts
- Book number: 022825

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