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EGGLESTON, William. William Eggleston's Guide. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976. 4° (230 x 225mm). 48 colour photographs. Original black textured leatherette, colour print mounted on the front cover (endpapers very lightly faded near the edges). Provenance: W.G. Davis (blindstamp).
EGGLESTON, William. William Eggleston's Guide. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976. 4° (230 x 225mm). 48 colour photographs. Original black textured leatherette, colour print mounted on the front cover (endpapers very lightly faded near the edges). Provenance: W.G. Davis (blindstamp).

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EGGLESTON, William. William Eggleston's Guide. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976. 4° (230 x 225mm). 48 colour photographs. Original black textured leatherette, colour print mounted on the front cover (endpapers very lightly faded near the edges). Provenance: W.G. Davis (blindstamp).

FIRST EDITION. An excellent copy of 'one of the seminal photobooks... the Guide heralded the birth of colour photography, or more accurately, it marked the moment when it was perceived as artistically respectable;' it 'has irrevocably changed the way in which we look at the world in photographs (The Photobook). 101 Books, pp.234-35 ('A MILESTONE'); Auer, p.598; The Open Book, pp.308-9; The Photobook, vol. I, p.265.

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