Edited & Designed by John Cheim. Photographs by Bruce Weber.
Munich & Paris. Schirmer/Mosel. 1989. First European 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 (12½ x 9¾"). 1.8kg. 3888143209. English. Near fine; glassine jacket has some light browning to spine and edges as usual, a couple of small nicks at head and base of spine, the lightest wear to forecorners, in general a very well preserved example of the fragile outer jacket; the inner jacket and book are both in excellent condition.
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.