Eggleston book rec.

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  1. Alden

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    Please recommend an Eggleston book, or two, must haves.
     
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    Eggleston, Elizabeth Moulton (1934 - 1976)

    She was a very interesting person!

    Mick.
     
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    Eggleston's Guide is a must-have. Essay by Szarkowski.
    Los Alamos is usually expensive even in used format, but it predates the guide, and show the maturation of his art.
     
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    Democratic Forest.
     
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    If we're talking about William Eggleston, then I second "The Democratic Forest". A William Eggleston must-have.

    Marc
     
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    Of those that I have seen, I would say Los Alamos. IMHO, it blows the Guide away. I have it printed by Scalo and it is one of those books that looks like you could eat the ink off the page.
     
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    Los Alamos and Guide are both essential Eggleston books, in my opinion. I also like 2 1/4, which is beautifully printed from Twin Palms publishersw. For Faulkner addicts (like me), Faulkner's Mississippi with essay by Willie Morris is enjoyable.
     
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