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    Exuberantly Inscribed by Richard Avedon

    Richard Avedon. Portraits. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1976. First edition. Inscribed "For / Dale / with warmest / and best wishes, / Dick Avedon / 1984(?)" on the entire front free endpaper. Quarto. Not paginated. Publisher's white cloth. Original printed dust jacket. Dust jacket is price-clipped, lightly worn with a tiny open tear in mid-spine, small stain upper right front. Lower corners of book bumped. Upper corners very slightly bumped, both boards and dust jacket. Otherwise, a fine copy.

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    From the essay: " Avedon's camera refuses to confer poetry or distinction on his painters, writhers, and other famous personages. It meets the individual head-on; he is allowed only such graces as may come through the vacant stare of the lens. .He has returned to the posed picture, but only to the extent that his "sitters" (they usually stand) face the lens with an expression of their choice.



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    April, 2014
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