Magnum Founders: In Celebration of 60 Years

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Bon a Tirer presentation copy of Magnum Founders printed platinum prints.

  • Magnum Founders: In Celebration of 60 Years
  • London: Verso Editions, 2007.
  • 16 original hand-printed platinum prints (twelve bound prints, four free-standing).
  • Limited to 75 copies worldwide.
  • BAT (Bon a Tirer) presentation copy to Stan Klimek.
  • The book has been signed by the 55 current Magnum Photographers.
  • Each print is estate stamped and designated as the BAT with the Henri Cartier-Bresson signed in full on the recto by Martine Franck.
  • Images printed in platinum by Stan Klimek on Fabriano Artistico, a traditional 100% cotton watercolor paper.
  • Text in Walbaum and Helvetica Neue by the Press & Letterfoundry of Michael & Winifred Bixler.
  • Printed on 100% cotton Hahnemühle Photo Rag by Michael Russem at Kat Ran Press.
  • Hand-bound in quarter-leather by Mark Tomlinson featuring distinctive red Japanese crepe endsheets, red leather endbands and a unique cover construction of black and red laminated paper boards.
  • Encased in an English buckram clamshell and presented in a walnut box designed by Skolkin + Chickey.
  • A Letter of Provenance from Stan Klimek is included with this edition.

Prints include:

Robert Capa, Picasso and Françoise Gilot, 1948. Estate stamped on the verso.

George Rodger, Masai Moran Ceremony, Kenya 1979. Estate stamped on verso.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alicante, Spain, 1932. Signed and designated BAT on recto by Glen Serbin, publisher of Verso Limited Editions.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Kashmir, 1948. Signed and designated BAT on recto by Glen Serbin, publisher of Verso Limited Editions.

Condition Report
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No obvious signs of wear.

Height: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Width: 17 inches / 43.18 cm
Photographs, Art, History, Illustrated, Fine bindings
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