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Haunter of Ruins: The Photography of Clarence John Laughlin [SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY]

Publisher: Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown and Company and The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0821223615
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102607



First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed in black ink on the half-title page by John Wood, to an important figure in contemporary photography (please inquire). Hardcover. Black paper-covered boards, with title debossed on cover and stamped in black on yellow cloth-covered spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Clarence John Laughlin. Essays by Jon Kukla, John H. Lawrence, Andrei Codrescu, Ellen Gilchrist, Shirley Ann Grau, Jonathan Williams, Albert Belisle Davis and John Wood. Includes biographies on the contributors. 112 pp., with 69 duotone illustrations. 12-1/4 x 9-3/8 inches.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "Haunter of Ruins" brings together Laughlin's characteristic images, both classic and unpublished--an eerie gallery of French Quarter facades and ironwork, funerary sculpture, Spanish moss, and other details that summon up Louisiana gothic."