New York: Aperture, Inc., 1974. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's black cloth, spine and upper board gilt, original pictorially illustrated dust jacket.
Early Aperture monograph on Kentucky-based vernacular photographer Meatyard, published two years after his death. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white plates; with texts by photographer Hall and writer Davenport, both personal friends of Meatyard's, and with a chronology, list of exhibits, and bibliography. Aperture, the official publication of the Aperture Foundation and Gallery, was established in 1952 by Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, Minor White and other seminal figures in the world of fine art and documentary photography, as a forum for established and emerging photographers. Light edgewear, chipping to spine head and fading to spine of unclipped dust jacket. Near fine book in very good dust jacket. Item #1667