Eastman Kodak/Aperture, New York, 1993. SIGNED and numbered by Sebastiao Salgado on the first page. This edition was limited to 300 SIGNED and numbered copies. Issued originally with a silver gelatin photograph which is lacking.This is for the book and slipcase only. Clothbound in photo-illustrated dust jacket. Caption booklet laid in the sleeve at the back of the book.
Very good in a very good dust jacket in a good plus slipcase. Workers presents its subjects on several interactive levels: Salgado's introductory text expands his passionate photographic iconography, and extended captions, also written by Salgado, provide a historical and factual framework. Evoking the monumentality of Baroque sculpture, images of oil-fire fighters extinguishing Kuwaiti wells are informed by data detailing this perilous venture. Heroic photographs of Cuban and Brazilian peasants harvesting sugarcane are enriched by an overview of the history of the sugar trade, which documents centuries of colonialist exploitation. On the eve of the millennium, Workers serves as an elegy for the passing of traditional methods of labor and production.Yet its ultimate message is one of endurance and hope: entire Indian families serve as construction crews to build a dam that will bring life to their land, and laborers using contemporary technology connect England and France through Eurotunnel. Honoring the timeless and indomitable spirit of the manual laborer, Workers renders the human condition with honesty and respect.
Very light wear to the boards. The dust jacket has minor surface scuff marks and scratches. A small spot of rubbing along the DJ spine. The slipcase is structurally sound. Some soiling, staining and scratching to all the sides of slipcase.
SIGNED and Numbered Sebastiao Salgado. The item "SIGNED Numbered Limited Sebastiao Salgado Workers Slipcase 1st HC DJ Photographs" is in sale since Monday, April 3, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hmxa15a" and is located in Island Park, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.