Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979. Hardcover. VG- (Average scuffs and wear to dj; page edges are tanning lightly; text and illus. are clear; this copy signed by many people for a previous owner; also SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER on the half-title page.). Blue cloth boards with wine cloth spine, gilt letters on spine, gray & illus. dust jacket. 28 pp + 116 bw plates on pages. The most important book in the career of American photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams (1902-1984). "It is both natural history and personal history, and one of the most beautiful photographs books ever published. Its images are a milestone in the chronicles of photography and conservation. One hundred and sixteen images are reproduced by the finest process of double impression offset lithography. The subjects range from intimate detail to vast panorama; some photographs are well known but most have never before been published." With an introduction by Paul Brooks. A hardcover version of #11508, minus extraneous exhibition information, in a coffee-table book format. A beautiful volume! This copy is SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER as well as by a group of people for a previous owner, on the opening pages.
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