New York: Viking, 1983. Mapplethorpe, Robert. First. hardcover. Foreword by Sam Wagstaff and text by Bruce Chatwin. Illustrated throughout with numerous full- page black and white photographs of bodybuilder/dancer/actress Lisa Lyon. 128pp. Thin 4to, black boards, d.w. New York: Viking Press Studio Book, (1983). First Edition. A fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. fine / near fine.
Very scarce hardcover edition. This copy is inscribed, dated and signed in full by Mapplethorple to noted theater critic John Simon.