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    The Rare British Issue of William Klein's Groundbreaking Photobook

    William Klein. Life is Good & Good for You in New York. Trance Witness Revels. London: [Roto-Sadag, Geneva for] Photography Magazine, [1956]. Quarto. With the original booklet of captions fixed to the binding, as issued, by a black cord. 188 black and white photographs. Publisher's black cloth, with gilt titles to spine and front board. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket. Minor edge wear to the boards. Minimal loss at the spine ends and corners. Horizontal tear to the top edge of the jacket. Small bump to jacket at the spine tail, with a few short closed tears to the edges. Overall, a very good copy of Klein's great photographic assemblage, in a bright example of the rare dust jacket.

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    101 Books, pages 140-43 ('Matchless, A time bomb that's never been defused"); The Open Book, pages 164-65; The Photobook, vol. I, page 243 ("Raw, kinetic, and utterly original").



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