Mose. A preliminary report. Photographs by Stephen Shore. Linea di Confine per la fotografia contemporanea. Koenig Books, London, 2011. Unpaged. Quarto. SIGNED on title page. Stiff wrappers. Photo-illustrated dust jacket. Color reproductions.
Mose collects Stephen Shore’s photographs of Venice, Italy taken in 2008. Focusing on the city’s floods and the construction of the mobile gates intended to protect the Venetian lagoon, it unites Shore’s landscape photographs with newspaper articles, historical maps, technical reports and engineering plans.
Stephen Shore. Essays by Michael Fried, Christy Lange, and Joel Sternfeld. Phaidon, London/New York, 2007. 160 pages. Large quarto (11.5 x 10 in./29 x 25 cm.) First Edition. A SIGNED, issued in shrink wrap by the publisher. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers in matching dust jacket. Color reproductions.
As new in shrink wrap.
The Nature of Photographs. Photographs by numrous artists. Text by Stephen Shore. Phaidon, London, 2010. 86 pp. Small quarto. Later, 2010, printing of the 2007 reissue. SIGNED on half-title page. Stiff wrappers. Black-and-white reproductions.
Three signed books by one of the most influential photographers of the last 25 years. Includes Mose, a singular body of work from 2008 documenting flood control efforts in Venice, Italy.