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Auction: Photo Books
was auctioned on: 31 May 2007
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Estimate: £600 - £900
ca. US$1,189 - US$1,784
Price realised:  £900
ca. US$1,784
Lot number 123, Views: 22

DANNY LYON Conversations with the Dead . New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. Oblong quarto (209 x 280mm). 75 black and white photographs, 5 colour illustrations. Original grey cloth sides and white cloth spine, original illustrated dust-jacket (light spotting on top edge, dust-jacket with tear on back panel, and short tears at spine foot). FIRST EDITION. 'HIS MASTERPIECE' ; 'Lyon's photographs must be among the most eloquent ever shot in a prison' ( The Photobook ). 101 Books , pp.210-11; The Open Book , pp.278-9; The Photobook , vol. II, pp.18-19.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Photo Books
Date of the auction: 31 May 2007
Address: Christie's
31 May 2007, London, King Street