New York: Whitney Museum, 1988. Mapplethorpe, Robert. First. hardcover. With essays by Richard Howard & Ingrid Sischy. 45 color plates, 85 duotone illus. 216 pages. 4to, purple cloth, d.w. (a bit edgeworn and sun darkened). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, (1988). First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. near fine / very good.