Lot 50FRIEDLANDER, LEE (b. 1934)
Two gelatin silver prints: Newark, New Jersey, 1962 and Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1972. In Lee Friedlander Photographs. (New City, New York: Haywire Press, 1978). First edition, one of 150 special copies (this example copy 136), with an additional 20 artist copies. The text in the special binding of half brown leather, cloth sides, housed in the issue clamshell case, with the two signed prints matted and in the folding sleeves at the front of the case, 10 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches (26.5 x 29 cm), the images both 7 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches (187 x 280 mm), each signed (l.r.) and numbered 136 from the edition of 250, with the "Lee Friedlander" stamp on the versos. The book and prints fine, a dampstain affecting the lower quadrant of the cloth sleeves, the prints untouched. Some wear and soiling to the exterior of the case.
Two of Friedlander's greatest photographs were issued in this rare limited edition version of the Haywire Press monograph.
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