First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with dust jacket. Edited and with an introduction by Joel-Peter Witkin. Captions and Afterword by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Unpaginated. 40 four-color plates on uncoated paper. Selection of photographs from the "Burns Archive," which contains over 700,000 vintage prints including the world's largest collection of early medical photographs. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 3000 hardbound copies. CONDITION: Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, with crinkling to rear cover of dust jacket (as is usual with this title) and slight sunning to the spine, else Fine. Out of print. Scarce.