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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 194


    Price Realised  


    To Place: Bluff Life, Folds, Lava, Pooling Waters, Verne's Journey, Heraldsdottir, Arctic Circles, Becoming a Landscape, and the supplement Inner Geography. New York, Cologne, Denver, and Baltimore: Self-published, Peter Blum, Mary Boone, Walther König, Ginny Williams, and The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1990-2001.

    8 vols in 11. Quarto (260 x 208mm). Color, and black and white photographs throughout. Vols 1-7: original dark grey cloth, front covers lettered in blind (a very few corners with a touch of rubbing); vol. 8: original photo-illustrated card covers, original cloth folding box; supplement: original grey card covers; all vols contained in two cloth folding boxes. Each book signed in pencil by Horn, with the two two-part books signed in the first part or slipcase only.

    A COMPLETE, SIGNED SET OF HORN'S TO PLACE -- "ONE OF THE MOST EPIC AND AMBITIOUS OF ARTIST'S BOOKS" (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.348-49; The Photobook, vol. II, pp.164-165. (11)

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