First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from Christer Strömholm and Tor-Ivan Odulf to the author Bengt Nerman. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 96 black and white photographs. A superb fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the bright and attractive original dustwrapper which is very lightly creased and nicked at the fold corners and with a short closed tear to the upper left corner of the front panel. With Christer Strömholm's business card loosely laid in. Rare in presentation state.
Inscribed by Stromholm to Swedish author and script-writer Bengt Nerman in black ink on the front endpaper "Till Bengt Nerman / från vännerna Tor-Ivan / och Christer / Nov '67" [To Bengt Nerman from your friends Tor-Ivan and Christer]. Christer Stromholm's second book and a key work of 20th century photography. (Parr & Badger: The Photobook I, p.251).
Stock code: 14166