10 April 2008
I Want To Take Picture. Atlanta: Nexus Press, 1987.
Quarto (380 x 285mm). Numerous color and black and white photographs throughout. Gelatin silver print (281 x 353 mm), signed and stamped on verso, laid-in. Original photo-illustrated boards; without dust-jacket, as issued; cloth folding box. Burke's drawing of his left hand in outline in black ink on front endpaper verso.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY BURKE WITH A DRAWING, AND WITH A SIGNED GELATIN SILVER PRINT OF THE COVER IMAGE. "The triumph of this book is that it does manage to reflect the mad experience of traveling in Southeast Asia, while still reflecting on what it all means" (101 Books). A FINE COPY. 101 Books, pp.258-59; The Open Book, pp.334-35; The Photobook, vol. I, pp.40-1 ("HIS BEST BOOK"). (2)
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