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Book cover for Alec Soth, 2003, Sleeping by the Mississippi, (Self-published)
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 8-10, 2014, #2370, Lot 288)
One of the original of 25 copies of Soth's maquette made to be sent to publishers, and illustrated with ink jet prints created along America's "third coast," the great Mississippi River. The photographs were printed by Soth and bound in Minneapolis. 4to, gilt-lettered brown cloth with a mounted ink jet print; with the 2nd printing edition label with Soth's signature and edition notation 25/25, in ink, on the preliminaries. Parr/Badger II 50. signed by soth, second printing of the limited first maquette edition.