Footprints of the Gods. With a Foreword by Lucien Clergue: “Twelve Years at Point Lobos” / With an Essay by Jim Hughes titled: “Sign of Life and Death”.
First US Edition. Boca Raton [Florida], Iris Publications, 1989. Small Folio (23 cm x 30.5 cm). 96 pages with spectacular photographs on 55 color plates throughout. Original softcover. This colour-photographic treatise is devoted entirely to the topography of Point Lobos, California, the beach made famous by Edward Weston, decades earlier. With an introduction by Jim Hughes. A very good copy in publisher’s illustrated wrappers. Spine slightly starting. Inscribed and signed by Lucien Clergue to the great American gallerist, Leo Castelli: “Pour Leo Castelli, son admirateur arlesien, avec l’hommage de Lucien Clergue – Arles, I/VII/89”. A wonderful association, additionally enriched by an artist-postcard of Lucien Clergue’s “Point Lobos” – Photograph, with a personal message to Leo Castelli by someone called “Ames” (?).