Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe
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Patti Smith. Photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe.

n.p. Bellport Press. 1987. First edition. Limited to 2,000 copies. Olive cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. [40 pages]. 18 tipped-in colour photographic plates. 275 x 275mm (10 x 10"). 0.9kg. . English Near fine, in good+ dust jacket; light shelf wear to jacket, a few slight marks and some scratches to surface; internally excellent.

A finely produced book with beautiful tipped-in plates reproducing Mapplethorpe's photographs, accompanied by the poetic words of Patti Smith. The photographs include images of Smith herself, Andy Warhol, flowers and figures. One of the less graphic Mapplethorpe books. Designed by John Cheim.+