OF ONLY 250 COPIES, SIGNED AND WITH ENGRAVER'S PROOF OF MARILYN MONROE
"This book tracks the path of three crucial illusions
in my life. The first section is about the illusion of laughter, and a young man's discovery of the fine line
between hilarity and panic. The second section is about the illusion of power. The third section
is about the loss of all illusions. All of the images were brought to me by the real people and events of my
FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY
250 COPIES SIGNED BY RICHARD AVEDON. Beautifully illustrated with 284
photographs documenting Avedon's career from the 1940's to the 1990's.
With special engraver's proof photograph (10.5 x 13.5 inches) of Marilyn
Monroe laid in. New York: Random House, (1993). Folio, original white
cloth with gray and black lettering, original slipcase, original
publisher's shipping box. Just a hint of toning to spine; otherwise fine
condition in original slipcase and publisher's shipping box. $6500.