Jun 11, 2020 - Sale 2536

Sale 2536 - Lot 226A

Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000
The American Monument, Volumes I and II.
Volume I with 213 reproductions of Friedlander's remarkable photographs printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. Volume II with 10 original signed prints, in window mounts and bound. Silver prints, the images measuring 6 3/8x9 1/2 inches (16.2x24.1 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets 8 1/2x10 7/8 inches (21.6x27.6 cm.), the mats 11 1/2x14 1/2 inches (29.2x36.8 cm.), each with Friedlander's signature, edition notation XIX/L, and the notation "a.m." [American Monument], in ink, on recto. Oblong folio, morocco-backed cloth; boards case; in the original cardboard shipping box. DELUXE EDITION, ONE OF 50 COPIES ISSUED WITH 10 SIGNED PRINTS.
New York and New City: The Eakins Press Foundation and Haywire Press, 1976