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Masterpieces of Medical Photography: Selections from the Burns Archive

Publisher: Pasadena, California: Twelvetrees Press, 1987
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 094264221X
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 111562



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine red cloth-covered boards, with printed dust jacket. Edited and with an introduction by Joel-Peter Witkin. Captions and Afterword by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Unpaginated, with 40 four-color plates on uncoated paper. 12-1/4 x 9-1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 3000 hardbound copies. Out of print. Scarce.


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (2mm indentation on front panel, slight areas of delamination to the rear panel of jacket, endemic to the title, and light creases to the extremities).


Selection of photographs from the "Burns Archive," which contains over 700,000 vintage prints, including the world's largest collection of early medical photographs.