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Grona Lund - PETERSEN Anders - 1973. 
1973 - PETERSEN, Anders. GrÃ¶na Lund Om MÃ¤nniskor PÃ¥ Ett NÃ¶jesfÃ¤lt. Helsingborg, Sweden: Aktuell Fotolitteratur, (1973). Quarto, original white laminated photographic boards. $3500.First edition of Petersen's scarce first photobook, signed by him on the title page, with over 120 photogravures by this leading Swedish photographer whose frank "diarist approach, frequently directed at the fringes of society"(Parr & Badger), first emerged in this landmark work.Swedish photographer Anders Petersen first attracted international attention with this photo-essay on a Stockholm amusement park and later confirmed the acclaim with his photobook CafÃ© Lehmitz (1978). "Like Robert Frank, Petersen is drawn to those on life's margins, a poet of the seedy and the subversive". His images possess". what Petersen describes as "a kind of poetical sadness" (Observer). In GrÃ¶na Lund, his outstanding inaugural work, Petersen early reveals that distinctive "diaristic approach, frequently directed at the fringes of society," which has become his trademark (Parr & Badger I:231). With text by Jan Stolpe. Issued without dust jacket. See Open Book, 318. Images fine, very light edge-wear to boards. About-fine condition, scarce signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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