|From our archives|
THE PHOTOGRAPH AS SYMBOL
by Wynn Bullock (Published in 1976)
|The first major publication of The Artichoke Press, now considered a classic of photographic publishing. Wynn Bullock's last images and ideas, printed letterpress on Fabriano handmade paper, with the six photographs and frontispiece portrait printed by hand from copper halftone plates. |
|Wynn Bullock (1902–1975) was one of the leading figures of 20th-century photography. Jonathan L. Clark worked closely with him to develop the concept for this book, and spared no pains in creating an elegant presentation of the text and photographs.|
Hand-bound by the printer in half-leather, with marbled-paper boards and morocco spine and corners, titled in gold leaf, and enclosed in a slipcase; 13 x 9.5 inches. The pressmarks were specially drawn by Valenti Angelo. Edition of 200 numbered copies, each bearing the initials of Wynn Bullock.
|Copies of this original 1976 edition are sometimes available from the Artichoke Press; please inquire.|
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