[NY]: An Artpress Book, 1982. Abbott, Berenice. Deluxe Limited edition. Folio, 255 pp., over 250 photos. Bound in a deep red raw silk with titling in silver on the upper cover and spine. The spine lettering is partially rubbed, otherwise a fine copy housed in a matching red silk slipcase which is slightly faded. SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon leaf and number. Accompanied with the original SIGNED gelatin silver print. Item #52295
A major retrospective look at this American photographer whose career started as an assistant to Man Ray in Paris, was instrumental in documenting New York City for the WPA, and spanned over 5 decades.
This deluxe edition is limited to 420 copies signed by the photographer. This is number 84 of 400 copies accompanied by a 14 x 11 inch [35.6 x 28 cm.] gelatin silver photograph, Designer's Window, Bleeker Street, signed by the photographer beneath the image, mounted on a larger archival board and framed in black wood with plexiglass, 20.5 x 24.5 inches.