Signed Monographs and Portfolios by Contemporary Artists at Swann Galleries’ Auction

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NEW YORK, NY.- Among the highlights of Swann Galleries’ auction of Important Photobooks and Photographs on Thursday, May 19, is an outstanding collection of 21ST Editions books from the fine art photography publisher and creator of The Journal of Contemporary Photography based in South Dennis, Mass. These 26 oversized, hand-bound and fully signed monographs and portfolios range from 1998 to 2010 and are being offered with a full set of the Journal. Among the lavishly produced books are volumes devoted to the work of Eikoh Hosoe, Michael Kenna, Sally Mann, Robert and Shana Parkeharrison and Joel-Peter Witkin. Each title features a custom-designed artisanal binding (including leather, vellum, custom-made paper, and fine fabrics), and all are