BECHER, Bernhard (1931-2007) and Hilla (b. 1934). Anonyme Skulpturen. [Anonymous Sculptures. A typology of technical buildings.] New York and Düsseldorf: Wittenborn and Co. and Art Press, 1970. 4° (280 x 218mm). 194 black and white photographs. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in white, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (very light, negligible wear along edges, including one very short tear on the front panel).
FIRST EDITION, AN EXCELLENT COPY of the Bechers' influential first major book with which 'the seeds of European photography's future were being sown... it has had an enormous impact' (The Photobook). 101 Books, pp.194-95; Auer, p.518; The Open Book, pp.258-59; The Photobook, vol. II, p.266, and cf. vol. I, p.193.