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“PHOTOGRAPHS TO REVEAL THE HARSHNESS OF LIFE ON THE NEW YORK STREETS”

KLEIN, William and CHARYN, Jerome. Citizen Sidel. No place, 1996.

Signed limited edition, number 62 of only 80 copies signed by both Klein and Charyn, with six exhibition-size vintage gelatin silver prints of New York, each print numbered and signed by Klein, and mounted on Arches paper, in original clamshell box. $12,500.

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“ROME SWEET ROME”

KLEIN, William. Rome. Paris, 1959.

First edition, French issue, the second volume in Klein’s acclaimed series of four “city” books, a distinctive association copy inscribed on the page before the title page to longtime friend, fellow photographer Peter Turnley, “To Peter, ROME SWEET ROME, en toute amitié, William [line drawn] William Klein Paris 2005,” with over 130 vivid, high-contrast heliogravures (many double-page), scarce in original dust jacket. $7000.

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“MATCHLESS, A TIME BOMB THAT’S NEVER BEEN DEFUSED… RAW, KINETIC AND UTTERLY ORIGINAL”

KLEIN, William. Life Is Good and Good for You in New York. London, 1956.

First English edition of Klein’s magnum opus, one of the most celebrated photographic books of the 20th century, containing 188 striking black-and-white photogravures, with rarely found original 16-page booklet and original dust jacket. $4500.

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PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY OF PARIS + KLEIN, INSCRIBED BY KLEIN

KLEIN, William. Paris + Klein. (Paris), 2002.

First edition, French issue, a scarce association copy inscribed on the title page to Klein’s longtime friend, Paris-based photojournalist Peter Turnley, with the inscription written as a continuation of the title Paris + Klein “+ Peter with all best & très amicalement, Bill Klein [drawn line] William Klein, Paris 2005,” featuring hundreds of full-bleed images (many double-page), a bold, colorful celebration of Paris. $2800.

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A RARE ASSOCIATION COPY BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM KLEIN

KLEIN, William. Photographs. (New York), 1981.

First trade edition, provocatively inscribed by Klein to longtime colleague, award-winning photographer Peter Turnley, written in white felt-tip pen on the half title, “To Peter, Burn this book & fuck Hoffman forever! Bill Klein,” a passionate note referring to Klein’s infamous working relationship with Michael Hoffman, editor-publisher of Aperture, with over 100 photogravures showcasing Klein’s four-city series and other works from 1956-80. $2800.

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SCARCE PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY OF RETROSPECTIVE,
INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM KLEIN

KLEIN, William. Retrospective. (Paris), 2005).

First edition, French issue, published coincident with a 2005-06 “Retrospective Exhibition” of Klein’s work at the Georges Pompidou Centre, warmly inscribed by Klein on the title page to close friend, Paris-based photojournalist Peter Turnley, “To Peter, Retrospective No 45,… with toute mon amitié, William Klein,” featuring hundreds of finely screened, full-bleed images-in color and black-and-white-highlighting Klein’s career. $2700.

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“MATCHLESS, A TIME BOMB THAT’S NEVER BEEN DEFUSED… RAW, KINETIC AND UTTERLY ORIGINAL”

KLEIN, William. Life Is Good and Good for You in New York. (London, 1956).

First English edition of Klein’s magnum opus, one of the most celebrated photographic books of the 20th century, with 188 black-and-white photogravures and original 16-page booklet, inscribed in gray magic marker on the table of contents page, “Happy New York, William Klein.” $2500.

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RARE ASSOCIATION COPY OF KLEIN’S PHOTOGRAPHE, INSCRIBED BY HIM

KLEIN, William. Photographe etc. Paris, 1983.

First edition, celebrating the first retrospective tribute to Klein, boldly inscribed on the half title to his close friend and colleague, award-winning photojournalist Peter Turnley, “To Peter, Retrospective #1…more power for you & Harper’s… a great situation! All best, William,” with over 100 black-and-white photogravures. $2500.

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“ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHERS OF HIS GENERATION”

KLEIN, William. Moscow. New York, 1964.

First edition of Klein’s Moscow, one of the final photobooks in his groundbreaking series on four cities, a definitive work with over 125 electrifying black-and-white photogravures brilliantly “laid out and syncopated like good jazz” (New York Times), in scarce dust jacket. $1900.

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INSCRIBED TO AWARD-WINNING PHOTOJOURNALIST PETER TURNLEY

KLEIN, William. Films etc. Paris, 1998.

First edition, boldly inscribed by Klein on the half title to close friend and colleague, noted photojournalist Peter Turnley, “To Peter, From Mr. Freedom, etc. etc., Bill Klein [line drawn] Paris 2005,” with numerous color and black-and-white images from the provocative films of Klein, “whose raw, visceral style struck an instant chord” in the world of still- and motion-picture photography (Parr & Badger I:268). $1500.

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INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM KLEIN

KLEIN, William. William Klein. (Tokyo), 1991.

Revised, expanded edition of a 1987 exhibition catalogue, published to include additional photographs and stills from Klein’s films, boldly inscribed by him in black felt pen to longtime friend, noted photojournalist Peter Turnley, “To Peter, again from [Japanese symbols for ‘Tokyo’], With Best! William Klein,” featuring 50 pages of photographic plates and numerous additional images. $1200.

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“HE USES HIS CAMERA AS A QUESTION MARK” (TIME): SIGNED KLEIN RETROSPECTIVE CATALOGUE

KLEIN, William. William Klein. Singapore, 1992.

First edition of this retrospective catalogue, with portrait frontispiece and 46 pages of “raw, kinetic, and utterly original photographs” (Roth), signed by Klein on the front cover and dated “April ‘03.” $650.

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