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												New York Is by Robert Frank
	 - First edition
			 - 1959
		 - from Appledore Books, ABAA (SKU: 16692)

New York Is

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New York Is

by Robert Frank

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: The New York Times, 1959. Boards. Near Fine. The 1959 1st (and only) edition of one of Robert Frank's most elusive --and most fragile-- titles and his first published work after the triumph of "The Americans". Published by the New York Times as a promotional for potential advertisers, "New York Is" instead became a Robert Frank vehicle and an important marker in post-War photography, essentialy offering Frank a mainstream outlet in which he was given free range to continue exploring the boundaries of a newly-emerging "documentary" photography. This is a particularly tight, clean copy to boot: Solid and Near Fine in its printed white boards, with virtually no soiling or wear, save for just a touch of light foxing along the rear panel's top-edge. And, internally, clean as could be, with no writing or markings of any kind. Quarto, Frank's crisp black-and-white photography thruout. Also includes (as called for) the printed, laid-in letter from the Advertsing Director of The New York Times.

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bookseller
Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
16692
Title
New York Is
Author
Robert Frank
Format/binding
Boards
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The New York Times
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1959
Keywords
rare photography, rare Robert Frank, rare New York Times, rare New York Times imprints
Bookseller catalogs
Photography;

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