Original (not the reviewed printings) was always in a climate controlled environment, and never moved from the stand. Minor spine separation due to the weight of the book. Copy # 03574 of 10,000, includes original.
Below is the original description of the book, as it's given by Taschen. View it on Taschen website.SUMO is a titanic book in every respect: it is a tribute to the 20th century's most influential, intriguing, and controversial photographer. Measuring 50 x 70 cm 20 x 27.5 in. , the book contains 464 pages, breaking any previous record. SUMO is a truly unique publication.
SUMO, edited by June Newton, features a wide selection of over 400 pictures, most of which are published for the first time, covering every aspect of Newton's outstanding career in photography: from his stunning fashion photographs, which pointed the way for generations of photographers, to his nudes and celebrity portraits. In defiance of the much-loved Japanese discipline that inspired the title of this colossal work, there is no need for its proud owner to wrestle with SUMO. Philippe Starck has designed a unique device for displaying the book at home. SUMO is available to all Newton fans and photo devotees in a limited edition of 10,000 copies, all numbered and signed by the artist. He first achieved international fame in the 1970s while working principally for French Vogue, and became celebrated for his controversial scenarios, bold lighting, and striking compositions in street or interior settings, rather than studios.
His many titles and awards included Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. The designer Philippe Starck is a French designer, responsible for some 10,000 interior, product, industrial, and architectural creations, from luxury hotels and mega-yachts to a lemon squeezer and toothbrush. The item "Helmut Newton SUMO, SIGNED Limited Edition1999, withPhillipe Starck stand" is in sale since Thursday, September 12, 2019.
This item is in the category "Books\Nonfiction". The seller is "diver4" and is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.