Pasadena: Twelvetrees Press, 1985. b/w photos by Mapplethorpe. First Edition. Hard Cover. Folio - between 12" - 15" Tall. Very Good / Very Good. Item #005500985
First edition hardcover in jacket, SIGNED and dated on half title page by Robert Mapplethorpe and dated 1985. This copy was signed by Mapplethorpe December 7, 1985, at the Betsy Rosenfield Galllery in Chicago. The exhibit and signing annoouncement card is laid in loose, 7.5 x 5.25 inches, featuring one Mapplethorpe photo. Very good. Oversized folio with jacket (jacket has minor rubbing; binding has slight wear to edges and minor bowing to covers). Preface by Susan Sontag ("Certain Mapplethorpes"). True first edition, one of 5000 copies issued.