Deluxe Limited Edition 300 copies. SIGNED and Numbered by Herb Ritts. No dust jacket as issued. Numbered and SIGNED by Herb Ritts himself on the rear endpaper. This is number 45 of 300 copies.
The 75 black-and-white images from the book make a surprisingly personal statement In such an ancient land, Ritts captured the unceasing cycles of life and death, beauty and ferocity. This travelogue explores artistic goals as much as it does a place: that's fine territory for Ritts (David Schonauer). "Best known for his vivid portraits of popular-culture celebrities appearing in the editorial pages of Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and Vogue, Ritts has also gained a reputation as a major photographer for [such] advertising campaigns as Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Honda, and The Gap" (McDarrah, 383). Full page superb photographic prints of of sub-Saharan Africa, chiefly in Tanzania.
Includes photographs of the Masai. These photographs contrast and compare the human and animal inhabitants of the region and emphasize their affinity with their environment. Includes an essay by Judith Jamison About 100 large format landscape pages with the sensuality and stylized elegance unique to Herb Ritts.
The shrink wrap was torn at the right side most likely to open and inspect the book for a signature. Although new there are a few scuff marks and scratches to the boards and corners.
New in partial shrink wrap. The item "NEW Partially SEALED SIGNED Numbered Herb Ritts Africa Deluxe ED Slipcase" is in sale since Saturday, July 11, 2009.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hmxa15a" and is located in Island Park, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.