18 May 2006
The Bikeriders. New York and London: The Macmillan Company and Collier-Macmillan Limited, 1968. 8° (235 x 160mm). 48 black and white photographs. Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket (dust-jacket with short tear and crease at spine-foot). Provenance: inscription from Danny Lyon on title, dated New Mexico 1976 -- Camera magazine file copy (small stamp on front endpaper, dated 22 December 1976).
FIRST EDITION, A VERY GOOD COPY, INSCRIBED BY DANNY LYON. 101 Books, pp.190-91; The Open Book, pp.236-37; The Photobook, p.256 ('AN IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL WORK... ONE OF THE FIRST BOOKS TO BRING A NEW GENRE TO LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHY, a genre that became more central as the century progressed').
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