Stock Image
Self Portrait with Cows Going Home [Signed]: Plachy, Sylvia Self Portrait with Cows Going Home [Signed]: Plachy, Sylvia Self Portrait with Cows Going Home [Signed]: Plachy, Sylvia Self Portrait with Cows Going Home [Signed]: Plachy, Sylvia

Self Portrait with Cows Going Home [Signed]

Plachy, Sylvia

ISBN 10: 193178843X / ISBN 13: 9781931788434
Published by New York: Aperture, 2004, 2004
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Atlantic Bookshop (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 6, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 50.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

4to, publisher's boards, dustwrapper, 207pp. First edition, second issue; signed by Ms. Plachy in black felt-tip pen at the half-title page. VG+/VG+: clean boards, brightly lettered, with a small spot to the rear, and a lightly bumped corner (front, upper); solid hinges and joints, clean, unmarked text and illustrations, light soiling to the fore-edge; clean and bright dustwrapper with very minor wear at the edges. Images provided. Extra postage may be asked. Bookseller Inventory # ATLSPSP2004

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Self Portrait with Cows Going Home [Signed]

Publisher: New York: Aperture, 2004

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

In this, Plachy's most complex and personal book to date, we are asked to reconsider ideas of self-portraiture and going home again. In 1956, in the wake of the Hungarian Revolution, Plachy and her parents escaped into Austria carrying only a small valise. She returned to Hungary eight years later, this time with a camera in hand. Through the gently subversive images gathered here, her life is revealed via clues, fragments of words and pictures as if by someone looking into a mirror and seeing her life pass before her eyes--not linearly like a film, but rather in layers.

About the Author:

Sylvia Plachy's other books include Unguided Tour (Aperture, 1990), for which she won an International Center of Photography Infinity Award; Red Light, a book of documentary work on the sex industry (1996); and Signs and Relics (2000). Plachy has had one-person shows at the Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, the Queens Museum, and the Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts, among other venues in the United States, as well as in Budapest, Ljubljana, Manchester, Berlin, Vancouver, Perpignan, Arles, and Pingyau, China. She has won a Guggenheim fellowship, and publishes regularly in periodicals including the The New Yorker, TIME, Smithsonian, GEO, and The Village Voice.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We sell used and rare books on all subjects. We were formerly 12TH STREET BOOKS in Manhattan, subsequently ATLANTIC BOOKSHOP at 179 Atlantic Avenue. Now we operate from an office in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Visa/Mastercard accepted through ABE. Money orders and cash no longer accepted. We are a corporation. The owner and operator is Isaac Kosman. We can be reached at (718) 349-8234. Our physical location is 1001 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11222, though we are not open to the public. Complaints can be addressed to us at this address and/or number.


Shipping Terms:

We ship all packages vis the United States Postal Service. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we will request extra postage via the ABE server. You will be charged only upon acceptance of the requested amount. All packages are shipped with tracking numbers and these are supplied to the customer at the time of mailing.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express