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Irina IONESCO "Elle-Meme" 1996 Photobook Portfolio SIGNED Ltd Ed 2/120 Last Copy


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Irina IONESCO, photographer. "Elle-Meme." Japan: PTYX, 1996, First Edition, clothbound folio with imbedded image of Eva, 36 photo sheets and 6 archival sheets, 36 cm x 25 cm, duotone gravure reproductions. The only edition limited to 120 copies, hand-numbered.

36 heavy-stock loose-sheet duotone b/w prints: 1) Eva a la plume; 2) Eva et ses poupees; 3) Eva - Love; 4) Eva Joue a etre Barbie; 5) Eva; 6) Eva; 7) Eva - Hommage a Velasquez; 8) Eva et le songe; 9) Eva aux miroirs; 10) Coursives d'un reve; 11) l'Amante; 12) Regine Deforges; 13) Madone Mauresque; 14) La mandragore; 15) Milena; 16) Psyche; 17) Legende de Faust; 18) Icone Byzantine; 19) l'Invitation; 20) La Sultane; 21) Aphrodite; 22) Un Verset du Coran; 23) Ange; 24) Izis; 25) Hommage a G. Bataille; 26) Liseuse d'Aventures; 27) Gitane - New York City; 28) Elisabeth et Miou - New York; 29) Oeil pour oeil; 30) Brousse et Delphine - a la porte doree; 31) Le Livre Magique; 32) Elisabeth et Miou N. Y.; 33) Lui et Elle, BD. Soult; 34) Brousse et Helene, BD. Soult; 35) Frederica et sa maitresse a N. Y.; 36) Autoportrait (Self-Portrait).

6 Archival paper sheets: 1)Title page; 2) a preface by Ionesco in French; 3) a Japanese translation of the preface; 4) a list of Ionesco's exhibitions and a bibliography; 5) a biography in both French and Japanese; 6) a copyright page which contains the number of the copy - one of 120.

"The hermetic quality of Ionesco's images, the protected atmosphere they emanate, the sense of events transpiring in a space sealed off from reality and secured within a bubble of slow time..."--A.D. Coleman

Condition: Excellent, in publisher’s original shipping carton. SIGNED by Irina Ionesco on the title page. Only a handful of copies were signed by Ionesco. My last signed copy - numbered 2/120.

Shipping costs: International EMS (express mail service) delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $40.00 (USA), $46.00 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 1795g.