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Publisher: Brewster, Massachusetts: Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc. and 21st Editions, South Dennis, Massachusetts, 1998
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 111724
First Edition, first printing. Signed, dated 12-2-98 and inscribed "All best wishes, Steven" in pencil on the title page by publisher Steven Albahari. Hardcover. Fine German Iris brown cloth-covered boards with tipped-in tritone plate by Keith Carter on cover and title debossed on spine; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Bernard Faucon, Michael Kenna, Luis González Palma, Keith Carter, Holly Wright, Sandy Skoglund, Mark Klett, Jock Sturges, Duane Michals, Ernestine Rubin, Patrick Mailly-Maître-Grand, Willie Middlebrook, John Metoyer, Olivia Parker and Steven Albahari, and woodblock print by Leonard Baskin. Essays by John Wood, Steven Albahari, Leonard Baskin, Frederick Turner, Jahn Stauffer, John Bennette, Christopher Mahoney, John Stilgoe, A.D. Coleman, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Paul Zimmer, Duane Michals, Robert Olen Butler, Amy Fleury, Ann Beattie, Daile Kaplan, Dana Gioia, Thomas W. Southall, Rixon Reed, John Stevenson, Denise Bethel and Lance Speer. Poems by Richard Wilbur, Morri Creech, Raúl Peschiera, Kevin Meaux and R. S. Thomas. Conversation with Holly Wright by Ann Beattie. Includes notes on the contributors. Designed by Paul McMenamin. 218 pp., with 47 tritone plates and one black and white plate exquisitely printed on Mohawk Superfine matte art paper by The Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. 13 x 11-1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 4500 copies.
Near Fine (scratches and soiling to the rear cover, else Fine).
The first publication in the 21st Editions Journal of Contemporary Photography series.