Museum of Modern Art, 1970, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
BELLOCQ, E.J. Storyville Portraits, Photographs From the New Orleans Red-Light District, Circa 1912, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970. Quarto, first edition, pp. 18, 33 single-sided plates, plus frontispiece photo, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 34 duotone reprints made by Lee Friedlander with preface by Friedlander and a 10-page conversation among Friedlander and other experts. These are Bellocq's only surviving photos, as far as anybody knows. Dust jacket is first state with original $12.95 price, which was gradually increased for later states. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at edges. Boards sunned at edges. Size: Quarto. 88. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is chipped, especially in the rear. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Photography; United States; 1900-1920; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54007.