First Edition of On the Mines; Signed by Photographer David Goldblatt
On the Mines.
Goldblatt, David; Nadine Gordimer.$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.