The Teds

The Teds
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Chris Steele-Perkins & Richard Smith.

London. Travelling Light/Exit. 1979. First edition. Paperback. Unpaginated [c.120 pages]. B&w photographs throughout. 280 x 205mm (11 x 8"). 0.5kg. 0906333059. English. Very good; light shelf wear to wrappers, light rubbing to spine.

The first edition of Chris Steele-Perkins and Richard Smith's classic documentary photography book on the Teds. Steele-Perkins provides the photographs and Smith the text. It explores the origins of the Teddy Boy subculture in the 1950s and its subsequent developments up until the end of the '70s. Steele-Perkins' photographs capture deeply personal portraits of the Teds and their attendant Teddy Boy style.