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Self Portrait.

Stock Code 110777

New York, Haywire Press [self-published], 1970

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Signed. signed copy of Friedlander's first solo book. Self Portrait comprises a series of urban and suburban scenes, into which Friedlander has included his reflection or shadow. He financed the publication of this book with the proceeds from his share of the sale of the portfolio version of Work from the Same House, naming his new imprint Haywire Press: 'I remembered that haywire was what farmers use to hold things together when they can't get the real thing. And that's just how that book got put together. Everybody I knew helped me.'

First edition, signed in black ink on title page; oblong 4to (216 x 230 mm, 8½ x 9 in); black-and-white photographs printed in offset duotone, design by Friedlander and Marvin Israel, small pen mark to one page, light toning, minor wear, photo-illustrated wrappers, impression mark on upper wrapper, sticker ghost to inside cover, near-fine; [86]pp.

The Book of 101 Books pp198-9; Books, Speclal Editions, and Portfolios 3; The Photobook: A History I, p258; The Open Book pp262-3.
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Self Portrait.

FRIEDLANDER, Lee.

Stock code: 110777

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