10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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