Aperture, 1982, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, Unstated
LEVENSON, RANDAL, and GRAY, SPALDING. In Search of the Monkey Girl, quarto, Aperture, 1982, unpaginated (about 30 plates plus captions and 19 pages of text), maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Scarce hardcover edition, first issue after 10 collectors copies and a 100-book limited edition. This is a collection gathered from years of Levenson's carnival prowling, with the newbie Gray tagging along one year to chronicle the bizarre spectacle of a sideshow in Nashville. Gray, who was a one-of-a-kind performance artist as well as a writer, was severely injured in a car crash in Ireland in 2003 and never recovered, lapsing into depression and committing suicide about a year later. Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Pages clean and tight. Size: Quarto. unpaginated. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Photography; United States; 1980s; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. ISBN: 0893810959. ISBN/EAN: 9780893810955. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50322.