Den Haag: CIP-Gegevens Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 1986. First Edition. Tall square quarto. Limited to 150 copies (of which there are 50 copies in cloth). SIGNED by the photographer in pencil and dated in the year of publication. Promotional postcard and handwritten letter by Spaans (in Dutch) laid in. Text in Dutch by Anneke Oele. Photographically illustrated artist's book with 50 black-and-white images shot from eight of New York's rail yards. (There are also 6 drawings, and two photographic abstractions.) Exceptional photographs of mid-eighties New York subway and rail yards, overpasses, train tracks, and the surrounding architecture of these rather forlorn neighborhoods. Ahead of its time conceptually. Spine heel lightly bumped, else near fine in thick printed wrappers with integral flaps.