Publisher: Berlin: Snoek, 2012
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 110017
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine green cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover and spine; no dust jacket as issued; contained in a custom slipcase. Photographs by Michael Schmidt. 264 pp., with 174 four-color and black-and-white plates. 13 x 12 inches. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume III. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2014)].
New in publisher's shrink wrap.
From the publisher: "Photographer Michael Schmidt's latest obsession is the mechanized, industrialized food system of contemporary Western culture. Using his trademark style combining social documentary and urban topographics, he explores the fascinating topic of how we feed ourselves, from the farm to the table (or the fast-food restaurant). This impeccably produced book, clothbound, embossed and slipcased, is a series of images only -- no text -- that looks at the processes and residue of the food system in Europe. The images are arresting, and the subject matter urgent, whether it's a huge pile of discarded food or the details of turning nutrition into big business."