Pasadena, Ca.: Twelvetrees Press. (First edition). Small folio. Black titled blue cloth. Small folio. Book has sadly been exposed to probable moisture causing a light stain to approximately half of the front and rear panels and the spine. Most of the leaves are partially (1/3 stuck, 2/3 unstuck) adhered to each other with a few having minimal damage from attempted seperation. Rear pastedown has some faint bubbling. Top and bottom edges have a light stain else good in faintly rippled else near fine dustjacket.This copy has been signed in ink on the top of the half title by photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Additionally this copy has been signed and strangely (the publication date is 1985) dated 12/18/78 below his portrait by Mapplethorpe by renowned beat author, William S. Burroughs, in ink. Additionally this copy has been inscribed "Bob for wonderful/watching you shoot!/Gregory" in green ink on the title page by the youngest of the inner circle of beat poets, Gregory Corso. Essay by Susan Sontag. An incredible copy (save the moisture exposure) of one of the best books on photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Robert Mapplethorpe. Certain People. 1985. ...
Publication Date: 1985
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