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Masterpieces of Medical Photography (Signed Limited Edition, with additional inscription and typed letter signed)

Burns, Stanley, M.D.

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ISBN 10: 094264221X / ISBN 13: 9780942642216
Editorial: Twelvetrees Press, Altadena, CA, 1987
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First Edition. Presentation copy, one of an undetermined number of copies stamped "BURNS ARCHIVE NO." on the verso of the title page (this copy hand-numbered 59) and INSCRIBED by the author to noted bookseller Joanna Grimes on the verso of the title page, below the limitation statement: "Presented to / Joanna Grimes of the Old Hickory Bookshop for a decade of support of my photohistorical collecting and writing / This 4 of April 88 / With much appreciation / Stanley B. Burns, M.D." Laid in is an accompanying typed letter signed from Burns to Ms. Grimes (then proprietor of the Old Hickory Bookshop), a portion of which reads: ".Because of people such as yourself, my Archive has grown to be an important cultural institution in America." Fine in a Fine dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 112287

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Título: Masterpieces of Medical Photography (Signed ...

Editorial: Twelvetrees Press, Altadena, CA

Año de publicación: 1987

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with dust jacket. Edited and with an introduction by Joel-Peter Witkin. Captions and Afterword by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Unpaginated. 40 four-color plates on uncoated paper. Selection of photographs from the "Burns Archive," which contains over 700,000 vintage prints including the world's largest collection of early medical photographs. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 3000 hardbound copies.

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The book depicts "German medical students in 1908 proudly displaying their gruesome dueling scars. Others pose jocularly with a half-dissected corpse."- New York Press

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