19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 6,875
Uncommon Places. Millerton, New York: Aperture, 1982.
Oblong quarto (243 x 283mm). 55 colour photographs. Original cloth, spine and front cover lettered in brown, published without a dust-jacket, original cloth slipcase.
Ektacolour print (200x250mm), signed on the verso ('Stephen Shore'), mounted as issued, and laid in the original portfolio.
FIRST EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE, ONE OF 100 SIGNED COPIES WITH A PRINT SIGNED BY SHORE: Merced River, Yosemite National Park, 1979. Uncommon Places is one of the key books of American photography which, with Eggleston's Guide, endowed colour photography with artistic credibility. An excellent copy, number 100 of 100. The Photobook, vol. II, p.35. (2)
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