First edition. Presentation issue (one of 25). Original white card covers printed in red, in the plain glassine dustwrapper. Illustrated in colour throughout. A fine copy. The entire print-run was made up of 75 numbered copies for sale (of which 58 perished) and 25 presentation copies for the publisher.
Produced in the style of Ed Ruscha's Twentysix Gasoline Stations, VARIOUS NEW YORK STOREFRONTS publishes 48 images in their original size and format in this limited edition print run of 75 hand-numbered copies. The unknown photographer using Kodachrome, shot pharmacies, cinemas, drugstores, liquor stores and restaurants in and around Manhattan. Kodachrome was Kodak's first commercially viable colour film. The photographs date from between 1947 and 1952 and were re-discovered over half a century later in a New York fleamarket.
Stock code: 19376
York: Lucius Books.