Lines of My Hands.
Item Number: 2706
Tokyo: Yugensha, 1972.
First edition, one of 500 copies. Folio, original black cloth, slipcase with mounted cover photograph, original shipping carton. Signed by Robert Frank.
This candid book includes a number of images from Robert Frank's best-known work, Les Americains, a collection of documentary photographs of everyday American life during the 1950s, particularly among the Beats. Also contains photographs of Frank's family, and images made during his travels abroad in Peru, Spain, England, France. "The publication in Japan was confirmation that the stream-of-consciousness style was the prevailing mode in Japanese photography" (Parr & Badger).