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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 130

    DANNY LYON

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    DANNY LYON
    The Bikeriders. New York and London: The Macmillan Company and Collier-Macmillan Limited, 1968.

    Octavo (235 x 160 mm). 48 black and white photographs. Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (very minor wear at edges); cloth slipcase. Provenance: Del Zogg, photographer and curator (presentation inscription from Lyon; stamp)

    FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY DANNY LYON TO DEL ZOGG : "For Del. Danny Lyon 1994." 101 Books, pp.190-91; The Open Book, pp.236-37; The Photobook, vol.I, p.256 ("AN IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL WORK... ONE OF THE FIRST BOOKS TO BRING A NEW GENRE TO LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHY, A GENRE THAT BECAME MORE CENTRAL AS THE CENTURY PROGRESSED").


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