Red Light--Inside the Sex Industry. Photographs by Sylvia Plachy. Text by James Ridgeway. Powerhouse Books, New York, 1996. 255 pp. Small quarto. Limtied edition of 300 copies. SIGNED on front free-endpaper by both Plachy and Ridgeway. Hardbound. Photo-illustrated boards. No jacket as issued. Printed slipcase. Accompanied a signed print (3 x 4.5 in. on 7 x 9 in. paper).
"Sylvia Plachy, staff photographer for the Village Voice and author of the acclaimed Unguided Tour, teams up with author James Ridgeway in this investigation of the sex industry in America. With over three years in preparation, with the participation of over one hundred sex workers, Plachy and Ridgeway reveal the cruel efficiency of the business, juxtaposed with the human side of the men and women who work in it."--the publisher
Fine+ in Fine slipcase; small abrasion upper edge of print (1 in./2.5 cm.), image unaffected.