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Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:  US$2,500
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DANNY LYON The Bikeriders . New York and London: The Macmillan Company and Collier-Macmillan Limited, 1968. Octavo (235 x 160 mm). 48 black and white photographs. Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (very minor wear at edges); cloth slipcase. Provenance : Del Zogg, photographer and curator (presentation inscription from Lyon; stamp) FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY DANNY LYON TO DEL ZOGG : "For Del. Danny Lyon 1994." 101 Books , pp.190-91; The Open Book , pp.236-37; The Photobook , vol.I, p.256 ("AN IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL WORK... ONE OF THE FIRST BOOKS TO BRING A NEW GENRE TO LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHY, A GENRE THAT BECAME MORE CENTRAL AS THE CENTURY PROGRESSED").

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection
Date of the auction: 10 Apr 2008
Address: Christie's
10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center