(SOLD): CLAUZEL, Jacques and Antoine FERRARI. Ici Bon Photo.

(Ivry, France): Editions SERG, 1971.  First edition.  Oblong 12mo.  Unpaginated.  Wonderful, and early documentation of business signs for establishments in Abidjan and other cities in the Côte d’Ivoire in 1968.  We have restaurants, watch doctors, dance halls, laundry services, repairs, and of course hair saloons.  In front of the barbershops are painted boards depicting the available hairstyles often named after contemporary personalities, ‘Pele Style’, Kassius K [Clay], Master James [Brown].  The volume also includes street scene imagery.  Introduction in French and English concluding essay in French only.  A very good copy in card covers with dust jacket.  Jacket here with a few closed tears.  Super cool book, little known and deserved of more attention.


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