BURRI, René. 77 Strange Sensations. (Zurich): Edition Dino Simonett, (1998). - SIGNED



BURRI, René.
77 Strange Sensations / Story by Barry Gifford.
(Zurich): Edition Dino Simonett, (1998).

4to (295 × 225 mm), pp.[70]. Black-and-white photographs. Colour photo-illustrated endpapers on brown paper. Black-and-white photo-illustrated paper-covered boards, yellow cloth spine lettered in black; light wear to sides and edges, white marks to front, small dent to fore-edge of front board, mark to spine. Gallery inkstamp to half-title, signed and dated 2000 by Burri with a black paintbrush. An excellent copy.

First edition, signed copy. René Burri spent two years going through his archives with the publisher Dino Simonett. Together they made a selection of previously unseen work, each photograph capturing and revealing at least one ‘strange sensation’. The American writer Barry Gifford is a friend of Burri’s and an admirer of his work, his short story ‘The Big Love of Cherry Lane’, is included as a counterpoint to the photographs.

77 Strange Sensations was issued to commemorate Burri’s 65th birthday.


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