(SOLD): BONAMI, Francesco and Raf SIMONS. The Fourth Sex: Adolescent Extremes.
(Milan): Edizioni Charta, 2003. First edition. Quarto. 434 pages. Encyclopaedic source book of of iconographic materials begining in the 1960s and moving up to the present, revealing clothes, behavior patterns, novels, and visual artworks created or inspired by the transnational tribe that are teenagers. The book’s shifting, politically incorrect graphic style gives form and colour to all the contradictions and ambiguities of an unhappy age that we never cease to remember with nostalgia and the occasional twinge of pain. A near fine copy in photo-illustrated wrappers with ‘complimentary copy’ stamp to half-title.