The End. Montauk, N.Y.

The End. Montauk, N.Y.
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Photographs by Michael Dweck.

New York. Abrams. 2004. First edition. Cloth-bound boards, dust jacket, with glassine wrap-around title band. Unpaginated [c.200 pages]. Approx. 200 colour and monochrome photographic illustrations, some double and some folding. 365 x 285mm (14 x 11"). 2kg. 0810950081. English. Very good; slight bump to upper forecorner, very slight yellowing to top edge of jacket, a small 1cm closed tear to glassine band with a couple of small areas of wear.

A collection of photographs capturing the carefree spirit of Montauk and it's surfing culture. Michael Dweck has been visiting Montauk, part of the Long Island Penisula, since his teenage years. He is drawn by the unspoilt, free-spirited nature of the place, unspoilt by the Hamptons crowd. The images of young, beautiful and carefree surfers contained in The Endwere taken over the course of one Summer's trip and are intended to capture the spirit of the region before it's inevitable commercialisation. This is Dweck's first book. It's design and subject matter look back to Bruce Weber's O Rio de Janerio.