Plumb, Colleen (Photographer) & Hostetler, Lisa (Contributor). ANIMALS ARE OUTSIDE TODAY: PHOTOGRAPHS BY COLLEEN PLUMB. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Radius Books, 2011. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 130 pages. As New.

The photographer's breakthrough debut collection. One of the most beautiful photography books of its kind of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. A brilliant production by Radius Books: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial hard boards with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Colleen Plumb. Text by Lisa Hostetler. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Spain to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Colleen Plumb's "Animals Are Outside Today". Some of the most intriguing, unusual, and fascinating photographs of animals and animals with people. "Examines the scope of intersections and relationships between humankind and other creatures, seeking to draw out the contradictions that have shaped our relationships with animals throughout history. The animals she portrays range from beloved house pets to circus animals and even road kill. Weaving imagery of Life and Death, Plumb plays with the whole gamut of attachments and emotions we hold toward animals" (Publisher's blurb). "She uses color, frame, and focus to draw our attention to details that are alternately humorous, delightful, and disturbing, making our views of her pictures an ever-changing experience" (Museum of Contemporary Photography). An absolute "must-have" title for Colleen Plumb collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed and inscribed in black ink-pen on the title page by the photographer: "For Paul, with admiration and many thanks. Colleen Plumb". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. The recipient, Paul Berlanga, is the Chicago-based photography expert and important artist/painter. This title is now collectible. As far as we know, this is the only such signed and inscribed copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 74 color plates. One of the most brilliant American photographers of our time. A fine copy. . ISBN 1934435368. $50.00

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