First edition, first printing. Signed in blue ink opposite the title page by Friedlander. Hardcover. Fine purple cloth-covered outer boards with title stamped in black on cover, with green cloth-covered interior boards enclosing spiral-bound sheets, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Lee Friedlander. Includes a list of plates. Unpaginated (88 pp.), with 40 black and white plates beautifully printed on heavy matt art paper by The Stinehour Press and The Meriden Gravure Company from halftone negatives made by Richard M. A. Benson. A large fold-over portfolio-like design with a special spiral binding by Robert Burlen & Son. 15 x 12 inches. Out of print. Extremely scarce. With exquisite reproductions, this is one of Friedlander's most beautifully designed and most difficult to find books.
CONDITION: Fine. A Near Mint copy.
Exquisite reproductions and one of Friedlander's most beautifully designed books. Gorgeous botanical photographs from Friedlander's travels in the United States, Japan, Europe and Mexico during the 1970s.