An early monograph on the work of Australian photographer Bill Henson: The first section is a sequence of crowd scenes, and the second consists of images made in and around European museums and palaces (namely Versailles) contrasted with dirty, nude young women and men. Contains numerous bi-fold pages that create tryptichs when opened. Photographs by Bill Henson; essays by David Malouf and Michael Heyward. 119 pages with 12 gatefolds; over 100 duo-toned b&w plates; 10.25 x 14.25 inches.
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Book Description Pan Books Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1988. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. The dust jacket is worn, scatched and has two small edge pieces missing. The front page has a pen inscription. 119 pages with b&w photographs. Size: Size M: 14"-15" Tall (355-381mm). Bookseller Inventory # 146009
Book Description Picador, Australia, 1988. hardcover. Book Condition: near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine. Henson, Bill (illustrator). Illustrated with numerous well-printed b/w or duotone photographs, many folding (several of the folding plates are creased in the blank margins, only one image is effected at corner, otherwise as near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper). 120pp. Slim folio, blue cloth, d.w. Australia: Picador, 1988. Bookseller Inventory # 200549
Book Description Picador, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 1988. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 124pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w photographs, Featuring a brief introduction by novelist David Malouf, this beautifully appointed book was the first major monograph on the work of controversial Australian photographer Bill Henson. Its dark images are lushly reproduced, many as foldover diptychs and triptychs. A most handsome example of this exceedingly uncommon item. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Photography Monograph. Bookseller Inventory # 025634