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In The Gutter : Val Hennessey : reportage / street fashion Punk book

£55.00£95.00

The UK edition published in June 1978 by Quartet is one of the earliest Punk books….

Published as ‘Sociology’ title  it’s hard to determine how serious that’s intended. The book contrasts reportage London street & club photos of various punks with photos of tribal people from an image library. while there’s the obligatory Soo Cat Woman photo, the researchers dug deeper to include some not so often used images.While on the one hand laughable, it strangely works…..but that’s the point.

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Quartet Books; First Edition edition (1 Jun. 1978)
  • Language: English
  • Book Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.2 x 0.8 cm

There was a later US edition printed by Charles River Books in 1982. All copies offered here are the UK 1st edition

 

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The UK edition published in June 1978 by Quartet is one of the earliest Punk books….

Published as ‘Sociology’ title  it’s hard to determine how serious that’s intended. The book contrasts reportage London street & club photos of various punks with photos of tribal people from an image library. while there’s the obligatory Soo Cat Woman photo, the researchers dug deeper to include some not so often used images.While on the one hand laughable, it strangely works…..but that’s the point.

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Quartet Books; First Edition edition (1 Jun. 1978)
  • Language: English
  • Book Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.2 x 0.8 cm

There was a later US edition printed by Charles River Books in 1982. All copies offered here are the UK 1st edition

 

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