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“AMONG THE TRAGIC POETS OF THE WORLD”

FRANK, Robert. Lines of My Hand. Tokyo, 1972.

Limited first edition of Frank’s memorable autobiography in photographs, preceding the Lustrum publication of the same title, one of 500 copies with the photograph “Platte River, Tennessee” mounted on the slipcase. $8200.

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“THE MOST RENOWNED PHOTOBOOK OF ALL”

FRANK, Robert. Americans. New York, 1959.

First American edition of Robert Frank’s influential masterpiece, with 83 black-and-white full-page photogravures that fundamentally redefined photography, this scarce association copy signed by photographer Margery Lewis Smith, longtime partner of famed photographer W. Eugene Smith. $4500.

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“GOOD LUCK ON THE ROAD”

FRANK, Robert. Storylines. Göttingen, Germany, 2004.

First edition, commemorating the first major exhibit of Frank’s work in Britain, a rare association copy warmly inscribed on the half title by Frank to award-winning photojournalist Peter Turnley, “For Peter Turnley [drawing of arrow pointing right], good luck on the road, Mpl. April 15.06, Robert Frank,” with over 150 images, in black-and-white and color, many appearing in book form for the first time. $4000.

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INSCRIBED BY ROBERT FRANK

FRANK, Robert. Hold Still Keep Going. Zurich-Berlin-New York, 2001. First edition of a major photobook on the revolutionary photography and cinema of Robert Frank—“one of the most important photographers of the 20th century”—inscribed by him, “Robert Frank May 19.02,” published to accompany a 2001-2001 traveling retrospective of his work, featuring over 100 photographic color and black-and-white illustrations, including many previously unpublished images, along with an interview and essays on his work, in original dust jacket. $2500.

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FIRST EDITION OF INDIENS PAS MORTS, FIRST PHOTOBOOK BY ROBERT FRANK, INSCRIBED BY GEORGES ARNAUD,AUTHOR OF WAGES OF FEAR

BISCHOF, Werner and FRANK, Robert and VERGER, Pierre. Text by ARNAUD, George. Indiens pas morts. (Paris, 1956).

First edition of the classic photobook co-authored by Werner Bischof, Robert Frank and Pierre Verger, the first posthumous work of Bischof and the first to name Robert Frank as author, preceding his Les Américains by two years, with 77 black-and-white photogravures, 14 by Frank, who was hired to complete the work after the sudden death of Bischof, this copy warmly inscribed by George Arnaud, author of the book’s text, on the half title, “Pour Herbert Juin, les cordial hommages de George Arnaud,”-notably, Arnaud’s classic first novel Le Salaire de la peur (Wages of Fear, 1950) changed film history in its 1953 adaptation by Henri-George Clouzot. $1200.

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SIGNED BY ROBERT FRANK

FRANK, Robert. Flamingo. Göteborg, Sweden, 1997. Scarce second Hasselblad edition, issued same year as first, signed by Robert Frank, commemorating his receipt of the prestigious 1996 Hasselblad Award, issued in conjunction with an exhibit of his work at Göteborg Art Museum, featuring over 50 color and black-and-white images, including four gatefolds, in original photographic dust jacket. $950.

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