10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
Samaras Album. Autointerview. Autobiography. Autopolaroid. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Pace Editions, 1971.
Quarto (295 x 235 mm). Color, and black and white photographs throughout. Polaroid, signed ("LS") and numbered ("80/100") in original glassine sleeve affixed to the front endpaper. (Edges yellowed.) Original pictorial cloth, front cover with embossed lettering, and centered with a mounted color photograph.
FIRST EDITION. THE RARE DELUXE ISSUE: 1 OF 100 SIGNED COPIES WITH A SIGNED AND NUMBERED POLAROID. This copy numbered 80. ABPC records this as the only copy of the deluxe issue sold at auction. 101 Books, pp. 212-13.
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