Robert Frank: Lines of My Hand (1972 First Edition)--with 'New York City, 1948' Cover
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Lines of My Hand. Photographs and text by Robert Frank. Design by Kohei Sugiura. Yugensha/Kazuhiko Motomura, Tokyo, 1972. 125 pp. + 30 pp. Folio. Limited edition of 1000 unnumbered copies*. Separate Japanese translation pamphlet with illustrations laid in. Clothbound in cloth slipcase with tipped-on cover photograph, "New York City, 1948" (*500 copies were produced with this image; the other 500 in the edition with "Platte River, Tennessee"). Numerous black-and-white reproductions. 2 two-page gatefolds.



As Parr and Badger write, "Everything [Frank] does is a diary, a confession." The books retrospective tone is summed up in opening lines contained in the 1989 edition:
I am looking back into a world now gone forever. Thinking of a time that will never return. A book of photographs is looking back at me. Twenty-five years of looking for the right road. Post cards from everywhere. If there are any answers I have lost them.
Originally published with a choice of two different images tipped onto the front of the black cloth slipcase. This is the "New York City, 1948" variant, seen by some to by the more desirable of the two.

Fine+ in original packaging.
Robert Frank: Lines of My Hand (1972 First Edition)--with 'New York City, 1948' Cover Robert Frank: Lines of My Hand (1972 First Edition)--with 'New York City, 1948' Cover
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