SIGNED BY PETER TURNLEY, FIRST EDITION OF MOMENTS OF REVOLUTION, WITH OVER 95 COLOR PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES BY PETER AND DAVID TURNLEY
TURNLEY, Peter and TURNLEY, David. Moments of Revolution. Eastern Europe. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, (1990). Quarto, original red cloth, original photographic dust jacket. $900.
First edition of Peter and David Turnley’s electrifying coverage of revolutionary change unfolding across Eastern Europe, signed by acclaimed Newsweek photographer Peter Turnley, with over 95 stunning color photographic plates, many double page.
Published the same year David Turnley was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for photography and his brother Peter Turnley won the Overseas Press Club Award, Moments of Revolution follows their earlier collaboration, Beijing Spring (1989), with striking coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall and Ceausescu’s dictatorship in Romania, as well as climactic events throughout Eastern Europe. “Separately or together, the brothers have photographed almost every important international news event of the last 15 years” (New York Times). Text by award-winning photojournalist Mort Rosenblum. This copy is from Peter Turnley’s own library and is also signed by him.
A fine copy, scarce signed.