FREDERICK SOMMER: THE CONSTELLATIONS THAT SURROUND US - THE CONJUNCTION OF GENERAL AESTHETICS AND POETIC LOGIC IN AN ARTIST'S LIFE SURVEYED AND EDITED BY MICHAEL TOROSIAN - LIMITED EDITION WITH FOUR GELATIN-SILVER PRINTS

SOMMER, FREDERICK). Torosian, Michael & Frederick Sommer

ISBN 10: 0921542062 / ISBN 13: 9780921542063
Published by Lumiere Press, Toronto, CANADA, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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36pp, 4 tipped-in b&w silver-gelatin prints. Designed by Michael Torosian. With a biography. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Published in 1992 as the sixth installment of Toronto's Lumiere Press "Homage" series, this is an exquisitely produced monograph on the late American Surrealist photographer Frederick Sommer. It was designed and printed by author and publisher Michael Torosian on Mohawk Superfine paper, bound in one-quarter oatmeal linen over grey paper boards with a printed spine label, and contains three small tipped-in gelatin-silver prints of images by Sommer as well as a tipped-in gelatin-silver portrait of the photographer by Edward Weston as the frontispiece. A brand new, pristine example (cited on page 113 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter") of this uncommon gem limited to two hundred copies. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Bookseller Inventory # 015155

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Title: FREDERICK SOMMER: THE CONSTELLATIONS THAT ...

Publisher: Lumiere Press, Toronto, CANADA

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: 1/4 Linen Over Boards

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket - As Issued.

Edition: First Edition 1/200.

Book Type: Photography Monograph

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