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Editors of Nazraeli Press & McDonald, Rob. ONE PICTURE BOOK: BIRTH PLACE. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2008. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 16 pages. As New.

Artist Book. The 50th title in the now-legendary "One Picture Book" Series by Nazraeli Press, one of the most superb ongoing projects of contemporary art photography. Limited Edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. Accompanied by one tipped-in, original print by the artist/photographer (hence the Series' name). An elegant production by Chris Pichler: Small-size volume format. Titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Rob McDonald. Printed on pristine-white, archival stock paper to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. "When Eskine Caldwell died in 1987, his place in the history of pop culture was already assured. The bare-woods house outside the small town of Moreland, Georgia where Caldwell was born in 1903 serves as the subject of Rob McDonald's book. 'Walking around the house, looking at the shelves of Caldwell's books, the case of memorabilia, I tried to forget about the celebrity. I found myself reflecting on how surely place shapes identity, how it inspires a worldview, how memory and imagination begin before we know it' " (Publisher's blurb). The pictures are quietly beautiful in the most evocative, "memento mori" way. A "must-have" title for Rob McDonald collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Edition, and is numbered in pencil on the Back Limitation Page. It comes with an original color print that is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on recto by Rob McDonald. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of few copies still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 11 plates, 1 original print. One of the finest living artist/photographers. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ONE PICTURE BOOK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1590052307. $100.00

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