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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 124

    CHRISTER STRÖMHOLM

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    CHRISTER STRÖMHOLM
    Poste Restante. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söners, 1967.

    Quarto (242 x 200 mm). 96 black and white photographs. Original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in silver, original white photo-illustrated dust jacket (short marginal tear to lower panel); black cloth folding case. Provenance: Tore Falk, photographer (presentation inscription from Strömholm).

    FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Strömholm in Swedish: "To my friend Tore Falk, Nov. 1967". "ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT EUROPEAN PHOTOBOOKS OF THE 1960S" (The Photobook). Strömholm won the 1997 Hasselblad prize for his contribution to photography. The Open Book, pp.232-33; The Photobook, vol.I, p.251 (his "manifesto. In this book he shows himself to be as romantic as either Robert Frank or Ed van der Elsken").


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