WINOGRAND, Garry. Women Are Beautiful. New York, Light Gallery Books Inc.(Farrar, Straus & Giroux), 1975.
Oblong 4to. (225 x 205 mm). Original dark grey cloth, the upper board and spine lettered in silver, original photo-illustrated dust jacket; 84 black and white photographs; some light toning with very light wear to the extremities of the jacket, otherwise a fine copy preserved in a black cloth fall-down-back box with a morocco and gilt label to the spine.
Provenance: Susan Harder, photography dealer based in New York.
Presentation copy, inscribed by Garry Winogrand: "Susan [Harder] where were you when I was doing the book. Garry Winogrand." Additionally inscribed in ink by Helen Gary Bishop: "To Susan with thanks and affection, Helen".
First edition, hardback issue. With an essay by Helen Gary Bishop. In his introduction Winogrand notes, "Whenever I've seen an attractive woman, I've done my best to photograph her. I don't know if all the women in the photographs are beautiful, but I do know that the women are beautiful in the photographs. ...."Women Are Beautiful" is a good title for this book because they are".