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Susan Meiselas: Nicaragua, June 1978-July 1979 (First Hardbound Printing) [SIGNED]

Publisher: New York: Pantheon Books, 1981
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0394512650
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 106466

$875.00

Specifics

First edition, first printing. Signed and dated ("5.8.08") in black ink on the title page by Meiselas. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Susan Meiselas. Editing by Susan Meiselas and Claire Rosenberg. Additional text from numerous sources. Includes an illustrated list of captions, a map and a chronological history of Nicaragua. Unpaginated (112 pp.), with 71 four-color plates and additional black and white illustrations. 8-3/4 x 11-3/4 inches. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).] Out of print. Scarce.

Condition

Fine (binding tight; all plates Fine) in Very Good+ dust jacket (some wear at the extremities; several 1/2-inch to 1-inch closed tears; several 1/4-inch chips).

Description

From the publisher: "Susan Meiselas' photographs of the revolution in Nicaragua form an extraordinary narrative, starting with a powerful and chilling evocation of the Somoza regime, following the course of the popular resistance that led to an insurrection, and ending with the triumph of the revolution."