Paris: Contrajour, 1984. First edition. Folio sized hardcover. Special edition. Essay by Gholam-Hossein Sa'edi. A powerful group of black and white photographs taken in Iran during the time of the U.S. hostage crisis paired with his communications (telexes) between himself and the Magnum offices in Paris and New York. A specially bound copy of the first French edition in black cloth boards with the original front and rear panels bound in and in a near fine black cloth clamshell box. No dust jacket as issued. Laid in is an original black and white gelatin silver photograph that is numbered 37 of 70 on the reverse side and is signed by Peress. A beautiful edition of this classic.