Paul Thek in his studio, photographed by Peter Hujar in 1967.
“Those with more intellectual interests will find these library steps (27) helpful in locating out-of-the-way tomes. Handmade by Wharton Esherick of hickory and cherry wood; $900, America House, NYC.”
From “Esquire” magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide, 1968.
Thanks/via John at Wary Meyers.