19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
Gypsies. New York: Aperture, 1975.
Oblong quarto (296 x 270 mm). 60 black and white photographs. Original dark grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered in silver, front cover further lettered in blind, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (a very few short tears and light wear at extremities, crease in the front flap). Provenance: Camera Magazine (small ink stamp, dated '28.11.75').
FIRST EDITION. From the library of Camera magazine. 'It was the publication of Gypsies in 1975 that sealed his reputation as one of the finest photographers still using the humanist documentary mode' (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.304-05; The Photobook, p.230.
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