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    Helmut Newton. SUMO. Monte Carlo: Taschen, 1999. First and limited edition, #3,625/10,000. Signed by Helmut Newton. Features 400 full-page duotone reproductions of photographs selected and edited by June Newton. Measures 3 x 20 x 28 inches. Signed in blue conté crayon on limitation page. Elephant folio, 464 pages. Corners firm corners and edges sharp. Dust jacket is in very good condition with various spots of creasing along the upper left cover, along with tears and creasing in various folds.

    This lot includes the original chrome stand designed by Philippe Starck. This extremely large and lavish volume, weighing in at over 66 pounds, is -- according to Taschen - "the biggest and most expensive book production of the 20th century." A landmark in the field of photography, presenting Newton's often controversial fashion, celebrity, and nude portrait work.

    Also comes with a replacement/bonus dust jacket, rolled.


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