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CLARK, Larry (b. 1943). Tulsa. New York: Rapoport Printing for Larry Clark, 1971.

4to. Numerous black and white illustrations after photographs by Larry Clark. Original black cloth; original dust jacket (few tiny spots of rubbing at extremes, else fine).

FIRST HARDCOVER EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 202 of 400 hand-numbered copies SIGNED BY CLARK on the title-page and LAID-IN WITH AN ORIGINAL SILVER-GELATIN PRINT of the cover image (known as “Billy Mann”, 1968); signed, dated and numbered on the verso by Clark and housed in original envelope.

Tulsa attracted controversy as much for its unflinching depictions of drug addiction (“when I was sixteen I started shooting amphetamine…once the needle goes in it never comes out”), teenage sexual activity and gunplay as it did for its shattering of the narrative then popular in American media that such problems were relegated exclusively to the east and west coasts. Roth 208. A Horowitz high spot.

 CLARK, Larry (b. 1943). Tulsa. New York: Rapoport Printing ...
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