Edition: First edition.
Munich, London & New York: Prestel, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Ray K. Metzker's stunning streetscapes are captured in this celebration of the photographer's work. [which] show Metzker pushing the technical boundaries of photography into an undefined formal realm well beyond the expected." Metzker, who studied under Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind in Chicago, is considered one of the great masters of American photography. 96 pages with 76 duotone illustrations, striking both in their composition and in their variety. Introduction by Lawrence G. Miller. List of photographs and notes on the photographer. Large format, printed on heavy glossy stock. The works of Metzker and the Chicago Institute of Design are the focus of an upcoming exhibit at the Getty Museum which stated that Metzker "is one of the most dedicated and influential American photographers of the last half century. His photographs strike a distinctive balance between formal brilliance, optical innovation, and a deep human regard for the objective world.". ISBN: 3791320025.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.