SIGNS OF LIFE.
Boston: David R. Godine, 1978. Parker, Olivia. First edition. Oblong 4to., 53 full-page photographic plates, two color. A fine copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket. SIGNED by the photographer on the half-title page. Item #52333
The photographer's first book. Olivia Parker (b. 1941, Boston) received a B.A. in art history at Wellesley College. A well-respected photographer, Parker's photographs are compositions comprised of still-life constructions in which she incorporates subject matter from different eras, using existing imagery copied from old books, shadows and other objects.
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