The Last Resort. Photographs Of New Brighton.

WALKER, IAN. PARR, MARTIN, ILLUSTRATED BY.

£50.00

Publisher

Dewi Lewis.

Place

Heaton Moor, Stockport

Date

2002

Synopsis

By martin parr. text by ian walker. reprinted.

Item Description

Oblong 4to. 9.25 x 12 inches. [14] pp. + [76] pp., including 40 plates. Bound in laminated boards. A small dent to top front board; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 40 leaves of colour photograph plate most with blank pages opposite with abstract designs, by preliminary vignette and by text figure. Photographs of present day visitors to the former fashionable resort of New Brighton on the Wirral, by Martin Parr, with text by Ian Walker (both b. 1952). In his third book of photographs, Parr, a documentary photographer and full member of Magnum since 1994, presents the paradoxes of New Brighton in tableaux of utmost detail and refulgent flesh. Originally published 1986 and in this edition, 1998.

[Stock No. 27553]

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