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Joan Fontcuberta: Sputnik

Publisher: Madrid: Fundacion Arte y Technologia, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 107057



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered boards with title stamped on red cloth quarter-bound spine, and with day-glo printed endpapers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs and text (in Russian, Spanish and English) by Joan Fontcuberta. 240 pp., with black-and-white and four-color illustrations throughout. 9-1/8 x 6-5/8 inches. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).]


Fine (1mm blunt to top right front corner, else As New).


Fontcuberta's "fascinating photodocument" imaginatively reconstructs the fate of a 1960s Soviet cosmonaut.