Bruce Weber

Bruce Weber
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Edited & Designed by John Cheim. Photographs by Bruce Weber.

New York. Albert A. Knopf. 1989. First edition. Cloth-bound hardback, illustrated dust jacket, plus additional glassine dust jacket with printed title. Unpaginated [c.250 pages]. 139 plates in b&w, some in colour. 315 x 250mm (12 x 9"). 1.8kg. 0394572467. English. Near fine; glassine jacket has browning to spine as usual, a small faint mark to spine and a couple of very tiny nicks at head of spine, in general a very well preserved example of the fragile outer jacket; else excellent.

The second self-titled monograph on Weber. The book focuses on Weber's expert portrayal of the male body in it's many handsome and youthful guises - Sam Shepard, Robert Mitchum, Andy Minsker, Patrick Swayze, Little Richard, Chris Isaak, Chet Baker, boxers, nudes, athletes, boy scouts, etc. The photographs were all taken between 1983 and 1987, and include many shots from his celebrated Olympic athlete series. Anecdotes from Weber are interspersed within the plates.