10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
Pornografie -- Pornography. Steinbach/Giessen: Anabas-Verlag Günter Kampf, 1971.
Quarto (250 x 200 mm). 286 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (one crease on the spine, light wear); cloth folding box. Staeck's signature in red pen on the title.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. A "hard-hitting anti-Vietnam War, anti-violence artist's book"; "Staeck's powerful book... is one of the most expressionistic of artist's books" (The Photobook). RARE. The Open Book, pp.282-83; The Photobook, vol. II, pp.150-51.
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