19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Pornografie -- Pornography. Steinbach/Giessen: Anabas-Verlag Günter Kampf, 1971.
Quarto (250 x 200 mm). 286 black and white photographs. (Some browning and marginal wear on the title, small area of wear in the bottom margin of the first few leaves.) Original photo-illustrated wrappers (laminate with some wear and lifting at the spine ends and extremities, spine browned).
FIRST EDITION. 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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