Sleeping Beauty: Memorial Photography in America (First Edition)
Publisher: Altadena, California: Twelvetrees Press, 1990
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 100909
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with dust jacket. Edited by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Includes a preface, bibliography, captions and texts including 'Death in America: A Chronology,' and 'Memorial Photograph Identification by Era,' by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. 140 pp. with 76 four-color plates on uncoated paper. 12-3/8 x 9-3/8 inches. This first edition was limited to 4000 hardbound copies. Out of print. Very Scarce.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (minor shelf wear else Fine).
Selection of postmortem photographs from the "Burns Archive," which contains over 700,000 vintage prints including the world's largest collection of early medical photographs.