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Published by Photography West Graphics, Carmel, CA , 1986. First edition. Large oblong quarto. Hardcover. A beautifully printed collection of some of Bernhard's most iconic black and white nudes. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket and with a miniscule bit of wear. With usual fading to spine and overall cover. Signed by Bernhard on the title page.The 50 plates are arranged chronologically and span the years from 1934 to 1976 (list of plates at rear of book). Includes two essays by Margaretta K. Mitchell, one on photographing the nude and the other a brief biography of Bernhard. In this condition and signed, this is a very rare book.

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The Eternal Body (Signed Copy)
Ruth Bernhard The Eternal Body (Signed Copy)

Price $450

Main Image

Ref.# 13703

Medium Book

Mount hardbound

Photo Date 1986  Print Date 1986

Dimensions 0 x 0 in. (0 x 0 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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