Houston: Institute for the Arts: Rice University, 1970. Stapled Wrappers. Introduced by inmate Billy McCune, whose drawings were exhibited alongside Lyon's gritty black-and-white images of daily life within the Texas Prison system. Slim demy 8vo (225 x 154mm) pp, including four full-page plates (two in color). Photographic stapled wrappers in fine condition. Parr Badger II, p. 19. Roth (Open Book), pp. 278-79. From Fair to Fine, p. 48. Roth (101 Books), pp. 210-11. Auer, p. 535. Fine. Item #BB2283
Before publication of Lyon's masterful work of photojournalism, Conversations with the Dead, there was this exhibition at the Institute for the Arts, Rice University, of his photographs of prison life. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).