Description:Antwerp: Ronny Van de Velde. Printed by Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon in Ghent, 1994. Book: (12 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches). Photo image size: (11 1/8 x 8 3/8 inches). Photo sheet sizes: (11 1/8 x 8 3/8 inches). First deluxe edition. Numbered 26 of 220 copies, with 200 copies numbered 1 to 200 and 20 copies "hors commerce" numbered from I to XX. Unpaginated, but over 300 pages printed in black and white duotone, picturing 548 items. Bright red-orange cloth with black dye-stamped lettering, gilt edges and printed endpapers, and glossy color dust jacket. Set in blue clamshell cardboard box quarter-bound in black leather with embossed gilt lettering on spine, the front of the box is a trompe-l'oeil replica of an assemblage by Man Ray from 1969, set within a navy cardboard slipcase. Comes with a blue folder with two black and white photographs printed from original negatives A numbered deluxe first edition of a landmark Man Ray monograph with a portfolio containing "Fashion Photograph" (1930) and "A View of the… Read More
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MAN RAY 1890-1976. Deluxe edition
by (Man Ray: 1890-1976) Ceuleers, Jan
Antwerpen: Ronnie Van de Velde Gallery, 1994, first deluxe edition, number 78 of 200 copies, containing the hardcover exhibition catalogue and a cloth folder with a double leaf with two photographic plates and justification; also in this folder are 2 loose original photographs after Man Ray, each numbered in pencil and with stamps Man Ray / Paris and Tirage original reéalisé par Pierre Gassmann verso. The exhibition catalogue with over 300 pages and about 300 monochrome plates by Man Ray; cloth with all edges gilt in dust jacket. The 2 items housed in a solander case with leather spine with gilt lettering; the front of the case with a plexiglas window displaying a trompe-l'oeil replica of Pechage, an assemblage by Man Ray from 1969. The case is fit in a slipcase, overall size 13.5 x 11.5 x 2.75 in (35 x 29 x 7 cm), as new. A very handsome book-object.
- Bookseller Gemini Fine Books & Arts, Ltd. (US)
- Book Condition Used
- Binding Hardcover