First Edition of On the Mines; Signed by Photographer David Goldblatt

  • On the Mines.
  • On the Mines.
  • On the Mines.
  • On the Mines.
  • On the Mines.

On the Mines.

$750.00

Item Number: 85243

Capetown: Struik Press, 1973.

First edition of the photographer’s first book. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by David Goldblatt on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some of the usual rubbing to the extremities.

On the Mines documents the failing gold mines of South Africa in the mid-sixties. The book features an essay on the human and political dimensions of mining in South Africa by Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, whose writing has long influenced Goldblatt.

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