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Axel Hütte: Secret Garden, Misty Mountain

Publisher: Berlin: Holzwarth Publications, in association with Galerie Max Hetzler, 2002
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3935567065
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 110085



First edition, first and only printing. Hardcover. Black paper-covered boards, leporello (accordion-bound), no dust jacket as issued (the front board serves as a portfolio-like folding cover). Photographs by Axel Hütte. Includes an illustrated list of the 11 plates. Designed by Hans Werner Holzwarth, Berlin. Unpaginated, with 11 four-color, two-page plates, beautifully printed on very heavy stock fine matte paper by H. Heenemann, Berlin. 11-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches. Out of print. Scarce.


Near Fine (faint stray surface marks, else Fine).


From the publisher: "Forests full of mystery, gardens that remain aloof from outside gazes, mountains whose fog-shrouded summits are hidden in a thick veil--the views of nature that Axel Hütte captures in these photographs are vividly animate and seductive, but ultimately allow nature to remain sovereign and at a distance. Panoramas of awesome beauty absorb the gaze and simultaneously put it in its place--nature remains intact and impenetrable."