Publisher: South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st Editions -- Steven Albahari, 2005
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 102098
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First edition, first and only printing. Magnificent Platinum Limited Edition of 100 signed and numbered copies (this being copy number 72) and 10 lettered copies. Includes a signed freestanding platinum print (image measures 9-7/8 x 7-3/8 inches; paper is 13-7/8 x 11-7/8 inches), signed in pencil on lower right margin by Mann and accompanied by a poem.
Hardcover. Buff paper-covered boards with title stamped in silver on cover, no dust jacket as issued; contained in a buff raw silk cloth-covered clamshell box. Photographs, introduction and poetry by Sally Mann. Edited by John Wood. Unpaginated, with ten bound platinum prints monogrammed in pencil in the margin by Mann. Overall dimensions 14-5/8 x 12-5/8 inches.
New (a flawless New copy direct from the publisher, opened only for inspection).
From the publisher: "Sally Mann brings together many of the most graceful and sensuous early figure and drapery studies created by this internationally acclaimed artist. This precious 14 x12" Platinum Series volume is a true livre d'artiste, as the introduction and all of the accompanying poems were written by the artist herself. Each signed and numbered copy of Sally Mann is hand-bound, printed in letterpress on handmade cotton rag paper, and delivered in a unique case created to complement the exquisite binding. Hand coated platinum prints by Stan Klimek. Paper by Twinrocker. Hand binding by Sarah Creighton. Letterpress printing by Michael Russem."
21st received the 3rd Annual Lucie Award for Photographic Book Publisher of the Year for this publication.