MONASTERIO, Pablo Ortiz and José Emilio Pacheco.
La Última Ciudad.
Mexico City: Casa de las Imágenes, 1996.
8vo (242 × 178 mm), pp.. 59 black-and-white photographs printed in gravure (including endpapers), text by Pacheco, edited by Monasterio and Jack Woody. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Red cloth-covered boards, spine lettered in black. Photo-illustrated dust-jacket. Fine.
First Mexican edition. La Última Ciudad is Monasterio’s nihilistic attempt to document Mexico City, where he lived, but a city that he did not feel he knew. The photographs depict a series of encounters mostly taken around the periphery of the city.
Fernandéz, H., Latin American Photobooks p.202.