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Stadt des Schwarz: Eighteen Photographs by John Gossage, Limited Edition (with Tipped-In Gelatin Silver Print) [SIGNED]

Publisher: Washington, D.C. Loosestrife Editions, in association with "The Co. of" in Berlin, 1987
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine / New
Item #: 102959



First edition, first and only printing. Limited edition of 500 copies numbered and signed by Gossage (this being #384/500), with an original black and white gelatin silver print (8-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches) tipped in the front cover. Hardcover. Black cloth, with [replaced] acetate dust jacket. Photographs made in Berlin between 1982-1986 by John Gossage. Introduction by Jane Livingston, and three legends based on the collection of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. 22 pp., with 18 black and white plates (most measure about 15-1/2 x 13 inches) and 6 full-page vellum-like pages bound in between most of the plates. 18-1/2 x 13-1/2 inches. Out of print. Extremely scarce.

[Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).]


Fine in New replacement acetate dust jacket (a pristine copy with no flaws; the original clear acetate cover issued with the book has been replaced with a very similar new acetate cover).