Publisher: Paris: Editions de La Martinière, 2001
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102610
First edition (French), first printing. Signed, illustrated, dated ("Paris Sept 11 2001") and inscribed in black ink opposite the half-title page to an important figure in contemporary photography (please inquire): "For [name], Until we meet again in Santa Fe, With best wishes, Mirella Ricciardi." Hardcover. Gray cloth-covered boards with title stamped in red foil on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text (in French) by Mirella Ricciardi. 288 pp., with four-color and black and white illustrations throughout. 11-3/4 x 10-1/2 inches.
Fine in Fine dust jacket.
From the publisher: "Born in Kenya in 1933, Ricciardi has published four bodies of photographic work on Africa, the most famous of which was her 1971 best-seller 'Vanishing Africa.' Here she presents a compendium of her career, profusely illustrated and accompanied by her reflective writing."