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Editors of Nazraeli Press & Kirby, Don. ONE PICTURE BOOK: YOU'RE NOT REALLY INITIATED UNTIL YOUR EYES ARE REDDER THAN YOUR LIPS. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 16 pages. As New. Signed.

Artist Book. The 15th 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 Don Kirby. Printed on pristine-white, archival stock paper to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. "While Don Kirby was working on his Wheat Country images, he photographed a now-deserted schoolhouse and became fascinated by the generations of graffiti scrawled upon its walls. As is so often the case, some of the most meaningful comments on life are found in places where they are not expected. Kirby's black-and-white photographs immortalize pearls of profundity that would more usually inspire removal than recording: The book's title, for example, or the equally delicious 'There have been no dragons in my life, only spiders and girls. I could have coped with dragons' "(Publisher's blurb). A witty and charming book, this is a "must-have" title for Don Kirby collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Edition, and is very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in pencil on the Back Limitation Page by Don Kirby. It comes with an original silver-gelatin print. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 7 duotone plates, 1 original print. One of the finest living American photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ONE PICTURE BOOK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1590050479. $150.00

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