I Like to Eat Right on the Dirt by Danny Lyon - Signed Book – Magnum Photos

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I Like to Eat Right on the Dirt.
A Child's Journey Back in Space and Time.

This unusual spiralbound book is a youthful account of a journey back into time. Produced as though a snapshot album, it combines family photographs taken by Lyon's ancestors in czarist Russia and pre-World War II Germany with his own photographs of his children. The book's premise is that the children receive a space-time machine as a gift and go off into the past. There they relive years of previous adventures through their family's old photographs. Includes many pictures taken by Lyon over the course of a decade, as well as text and poetry inspired by his children.

First Edition, Signed by Danny Lyon.

  • Format: Spiral Bound Softcover
  • Size: 11 x 14 inches
  • Publisher: Bleak Beauty
  • Publication Year: 1989
  • ISBN: 978-0962099229

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Available in a limited quantity in the Magnum Shop, this book has been signed by Danny Lyon. This conceptual book is a personal project combining photographs Lyon's ancestors in czarist Russia and pre-World II Germany with images of his children.


I Like to Eat Right on the Dirt.
A Child's Journey Back in Space and Time.

This unusual spiralbound book is a youthful account of a journey back into time. Produced as though a snapshot album, it combines family photographs taken by Lyon's ancestors in czarist Russia and pre-World War II Germany with his own photographs of his children. The book's premise is that the children receive a space-time machine as a gift and go off into the past. There they relive years of previous adventures through their family's old photographs. Includes many pictures taken by Lyon over the course of a decade, as well as text and poetry inspired by his children.

First Edition, Signed by Danny Lyon.

  • Format: Spiral Bound Softcover
  • Size: 11 x 14 inches
  • Publisher: Bleak Beauty
  • Publication Year: 1989
  • ISBN: 978-0962099229

The Magnum Store usually ships orders at least three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. To calculate shipping please go to your Cart.

International Orders:
Please note that if you choose First Class International for orders up to 4lbs or up to $400, delivery can take up to 30 days and tracking may not be available for your country.

If you choose Priority Mail International for your order delivery usually takes between 6 to 10 days depending on your country. Tracking will always be available.

If you prefer a different shipping method or an alternative shipping company, please email store@magnumphotos.com. All shipments are insured.