Daiter, Stephen (Editor/Publisher); Cook, Rod (Photographer) & Bennette, John (Contributor). ROD COOK: PHOTOGRAPHS. Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 1999. Softcover. First Edition/First Printing. 40 pages. Fine.

Exhibition Catalog. Retrospective collection of female nudes. The first and only edition. Published in a small and limited print run as a softcover original only. There is no ISBN. The Exhibition Catalog is now scarce. An austerely elegant production by The Stephen Daiter Gallery: Regular-sized volume format. Pictorial softcovers with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Rod Cook. Essay by John Bennette. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Published on the occasion of the landmark exhibition held at the Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago in 1999, which travelled on to other major venues. Presents "Rod Cook: Photographs". His sensuous and erotic female nudes, showcasing, at the same time, his seemingly effortless mastery of the painstaking and difficult Platinum Process. "Spend some time with these photographs please. Give yourself over to the sensuousness of the Platinum Process, the tactile light and shadow in the images, and the sense of quiet it provides" (John Bennette). An absolute "must-have" title for Rod Cook collectors. This copy is very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Rod Cook. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is now collectible. This is one of very few such signed copies of the Exhibition Catalog still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies available online have serious flaws. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A scarce signed copy thus. 29 duotone plates. One of the most brilliant American photographers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROD COOK TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). $30.00

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