Past Lives, Martha Casanave, SIGNED, 1991, 1st Ed., Fine w/Very Good DJ

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Casanave, Martha (Photographs), Ted Orland and Lyn Hejinian (Essays). Past Lives (Boston: David R. Godine, 1991).
English, SIGNED, First Edition, a Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Near Fine overall, HC, 4to, 11" x 12 1/4," 55 pp., including illustrations.
ISBN: 0879238720

SIGNED First Edition. Fine plum-purple cloth-covered boards, gilt lettering to front and spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Very Good red paper dust jacket, gilt lettering on front panel and spine. Dust jacket has moderate wear to extremities, a closed tear at top edge near front outer joint measuring 1," and light to moderate rubbing, else clean and intact, not price-clipped. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Principally black-and-white printed photographs. SIGNED by Martha Casanave in black pen on title page: "For Walt--Who 'shoots' people??  With all my best--Martha Casanave [signature], Monterey '96." A photo catalogue featuring the work of Martha Casanave (b. 1946), an American photographer. Her photos depicted herein represent five different categories, "Portraits," "Nudes," "Narratives," "An American in the Soviet Union," and "Out in the Cold: Leningrad in Winter." Essays by Ted Orland and Lyn Hejinian.