Emmet Gowin: Petra: in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: GOWIN, Emmet, HAMMOND, Phillip C. Emmet Gowin: Petra: in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: GOWIN, Emmet, HAMMOND, Phillip C.

Emmet Gowin: Petra: in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

GOWIN, Emmet, HAMMOND, Phillip C.

Published by Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first printing. Soft cover. White matte wrappers with terra cotta matte dust jacket with French folds, with title stamped in black and with a tipped-in black and white plate on the front cover. Photographs and text by Emmett Gowin. Essay by Phillip C. Hammond, Professor of Anthropology, University of Utah. Designed by Eleanor Morris Caponigro. Unpaginated (40 pp.), with 14 tritone plates gorgeously printed by the Meriden/Stinehour Press. 14 x 11 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1986 exhibition of photographs by Emmett Gowin at the Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York. Out of print. Extremely scarce. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (small mark to the right of the tite on the front cover, else Fine). An elegant publication, perhaps Gowin's very best, featuring photographs of the ancient city, which Gowin took at the invitation of Jordan's Queen Noor during three visits between 1982 and 1985. A historical essay by Phillip C. Hammond provides additional information on the history of the spectacular site. Bookseller Inventory # 108542

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Title: Emmet Gowin: Petra: in the Hashemite Kingdom...

Publisher: Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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