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Chara Schreyer Collection Part II

Sun, Feb 18, 2024 02:00PM EST
Lot 149

Lee Friedlander 'Letters From the People

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Lee Friedlander 'Letters From the People
A volume of some 200 photographs by American photographer Lee Friedlander, depicting signs, posters, graffiti, and other public messages.
Special Limited Edition of 180 total copies, with one loose vintage gelatin silver print. For the edition, Friedlander made five prints each of thirty-six different images (one for each letter of the alphabet and one for each number from 1 through 10). This copy is one from the [unnumbered] edition of 5 (for a print of the number "B"; other letter and number print variants available). Signed in pencil on verso (not numbered), with copyright stamp in black ink on verso. Print dimensions: paper size 11 x 8-1/2 inches; image size approximately 9-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Print is enclosed in a heavy blue paper stock, four-flap enclosure attached to the back cover. Book with enclosed print housed in a black cloth-covered slipcase (15-1/8 x 13-3/4 inches). Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards; no dust jacket as issued (for the Special Edition). Photographs by Friedlander. Includes a list of plates. 212 pp., with 213 tritone


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