WORKERS: AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE INDUSTRIAL AGE.
New York: Aperture, . Salgado, Sebastiao. First Limited edition. Folio, 400 pp., 350 b&w photographs, including folding plates; with 23 pp. text pamphlet in rear pocket. This edition was limited to 300 SIGNED and numbered copies, issued with the gelatin silver photograph, Coal Mining, Dhanbad, State of Bihar, India, 1989, 14 1/8 x 21 3/8 inches [38.88 x 54.3 cm] on 20 x 24 inche photographic stock, which is SIGNED on the blank reverse and numbered 24 of 300. A fine, as new copy in the illustrated dust jacket, housed in a cloth slipcase which has a faint stain on one panel. The original photograph is tipped to an archival window mat, 24 x 30 inches, and is in fine condition. Item #50924
Award-winning photojournalist, Salgado describes his work as "militant photography"; here he presents a dramatic portrait of the laborers of the world in many industrial occupations. The original photograph is also pictured on the front panel of the dust jacket.