10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine, California. New York: Castelli Graphics, 1974.
Oblong quarto (278 x 268 mm). 51 black and white photographs. (Edges faintly and evenly toned.) Original gray cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black; original white photo-illustrated dust-jacket (lightly toned); in a black cloth folding case with the print below.
Gelatin silver print (200 x 254 mm), signed in pencil and dated 1974 on verso, and numbered 16/21.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY BALTZ. WITH A VINTAGE GELATIN SILVER PRINT of the image reproduced as number 18 in the book. The photographer's first book, one of 960 copies--the entire edition. 101 Books, pp.228-29 (Baltz's "approach while arresting in museum installations, is even more ideally suited to book projects"); The Open Book, pp.298-99. (2)
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