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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 154


    Price Realised  


    Tulsa. New York: Lustrum, 1971.

    Quarto (305 x 229 mm). 59 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers; black cloth folding case. Provenance: Lee Witkin, influential photography dealer (presentation inscription; book label).

    FIRST EDITION. A VERY GOOD ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED BY CLARK TO LEE WITKIN, of "one of the most talked about and important books of the decade" (The Photobook). 101 Books, pp.208-9 ("the initial shock of Tulsa was that it was photographed from inside the story, and this changed everything"); The Open Book, pp.272-73; The Photobook, p.260 ("an instant succès de scandale").

    [Laid in] Robert Freidus Gallery. Large folding poster for the exhibition of Clark's Tulsa, 1979, with mailing label to the Witkin Gallery. (2)

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