Publisher: Braunschweig, Germany: Museum für Photographie, in association with Scalo Verlag, Zurich, 1995
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 100469
First edition, first printing. Signed on the first page of volume one in pencil by Baltz. Two separate volumes (artists' books), each printed boards with cloth spine, each with a folded broadsheet laid-in (with English texts), contained in a printed chipboard box (with metal clasps at corners), no dust jackets as issued. 12-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches in a 13 x 8 x 1 inch box. Published on the occasion of the 1995 exhibition Geschichten von Verlangen und Macht mit Lewis Baltz und Slavica Perkovic at the Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany (traveled to numerous venues). This edition was limited to 1500 hardbound copies. Out of print. Scarce.
New in Near Fine box (minor abrasions to lid and torn corners of lid).
Volume I, Lewis Baltz, Die Toten von Newport Beach (the Deaths in Newport Beach): 60 pp. with numerous black and white illustrations (with four horizontal and two vertical 2-page gatefolds). Photographs (rephotographed from newspapers and other documentation pertaining to the California murder trial in the 1940s) and text (in German, and in English in broadsheet laid-in) by Lewis Baltz. Volume II, Slavica Perkovic, Sechs Geschichten für vier Männer (Six Stories for Four Men): 48 pp. with 33 four-color reproductions (with two vertical 2-page gatefolds). Photographs and text (in German, and in English in broadsheet laid-in) by Slavica Perkovic.