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Natural Light Photography Basic Photo 4, Adams, Ansel
1 Adams, Ansel Natural Light Photography Basic Photo 4
Boston, MA New York Graphic Society 5th Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Circa late 1970's - 5th printing. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some toning to the endpapers. The dust jacket is crisp and clean, with the exception of a scratch to the rear panel, and a couple of tiny nicks with wear to the to spine end. "Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black and white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet. Adams and Fred Archer developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs. He primarily used large-format cameras because the large film used with these cameras (primarily 4x4 and 8x10) contributed to sharpness in his prints. Adams founded the photography group known as Group f/64, along with fellow photographers Willard Van Dyke and Edward Weston." 
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The Negative: Exposure And Development Basic Photo 2, Adams, Ansel
2 Adams, Ansel The Negative: Exposure And Development Basic Photo 2
Boston, MA New York Graphic Society 5th Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Circa late 1970's - 5th printing. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some toning to the endpapers. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black and white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet. Adams and Fred Archer developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs. He primarily used large-format cameras because the large film used with these cameras (primarily 4x4 and 8x10) contributed to sharpness in his prints. Adams founded the photography group known as Group f/64, along with fellow photographers Willard Van Dyke and Edward Weston." 
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ANSEL ADAMS an Autobiography, Adams, Ansel  (with Mary Street Alinder)
3 Adams, Ansel (with Mary Street Alinder) ANSEL ADAMS an Autobiography
Boston, MA Little Brown & Co / A New York Graphic Society Book 1985 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Ansel Adams 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean, with some beginning toning, especially to the front cover. "His was a world of mountains and woodlands and the vast, timeless reach of the western landscape. If a country as a limitless as this can ever be said to have posed for its portrait, certainly the photographer behind the camera was Ansel Adams." Due to the extreme weight of this book, postage will have to be determined at time of ordering. "Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black and white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet. Adams and Fred Archer developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs. He primarily used large-format cameras because their high resolution helped ensure sharpness in his images." 
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This Is The American Earth, Adams, Ansel and Nancy Newhall
4 Adams, Ansel and Nancy Newhall This Is The American Earth
San Francisco, CA Sierra Club 1968 Trade Edition; 4th Printing Paperback Very Good- Illustrated by Ansel Adams 
B&W Photographs; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. " The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some edge wear, rubbing, light creasing and small edge tears. The white covers have ground-in dirt, some foxing and spotting . The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper. The front endpaper has noticeable foxing. "Ansel Adams probably knew this in his marrow when he first began to capture the image of wilderness with his camera. Wilderness, let's say, responded unstintingly to this understanding; if a cloud were needed for a given composition, or a highlight or a lowlight, wilderness would provide it, in exactly the right place, to reveal not only breadth and width, but depth and feel too." 
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Wright Morris Photographs & Words, Alinder, James (edited and with Introduction by)
5 Alinder, James (edited and with Introduction by) Wright Morris Photographs & Words
Carmel, CA Friends of Photography 1982 1st Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine of the book has some beginning fading and there is some light wrinkling / wear to the bottom rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Wright Marion Morris (January 6, 1910 – April 25, 1998) was an American novelist, photographer, and essayist. He is known for his portrayals of the people and artifacts of the Great Plains in words and pictures, as well as for experimenting with narrative forms." 
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Los Angeles, Bradbury, Ray (introduction  by)
6 Bradbury, Ray (introduction by) Los Angeles
Toronto, Canada Skyline Press / Oxford University Press 1984 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by West Light Photography 
Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some light bumping and one semi-closed edge tear to the top front spine joint. The book includes an introduction by Ray Bradbury. "The new City of Light, true capital of the 21st century, Los Angeles is a place of such variety, iimagination and beauty that its sunlit tide of exuberance has flooded out to touch the world." 
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CAMERAS IN THE QUEST FOR MEANING, Bryan, J. Y. (Jack Yeaman)
7 Bryan, J. Y. (Jack Yeaman) CAMERAS IN THE QUEST FOR MEANING
Boston, MA Focal Press 1986 0240517830 / 9780240517834 1st Edition; 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by J. Y. Bryan Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been inscribed on title page by the author: "For ***** / wishing you a long, useful / life blessed with rapport / and well-being / Jack and Margaret Bryan" The dust jacket is clean and bright with the exception of some light nicking to the spine ends and some beginning toning / fading to the spine color. "J. Y. Bryan's commentary is not about the technical aspects of how the photographs were taken, but instead focuses on developing the habits of mind, such as patience and forethought, that allow the technically accomplished photographer to go beyond mere photographic skill."; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Photographs Of Margaret Bourke-white, Callahan, Sean (edited by) with An Introduction by Theodore M. Brown and A Foreword by Carl Mydans
8 Callahan, Sean (edited by) with An Introduction by Theodore M. Brown and A Foreword by Carl Mydans The Photographs Of Margaret Bourke-white
Boston, MA New York Graphic Society 1975 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Margaret Bourke-White 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with slick cardstock covers and a glued spine. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The white portions of the book covers have noticeable toning / yellowing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but have some toning to the edges of the pages. "Margaret Bourke-White (June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet five-year plan, the first American female war photojournalist, and to have her photograph on the cover of the first issue of Life magazine...In 1929, Bourke-White accepted a job as associate editor and staff photographer of Fortune magazine, a position she held until 1935. In 1930, she became the first Western photographer allowed to take photographs of Soviet industry. She was hired by Henry Luce as the first female photojournalist for Life magazine in 1936. Her photograph of the Fort Peck Dam construction appeared on its first cover on November 23, 1936. She held the title of staff photographer until 1940, but returned from 1941 to 1942, and again in 1945, where she stayed through her semi-retirement in 1957 (which ended her photography for the magazine) and her full retirement in 1969." 
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My Twenty Best Aerial Photos, Clarke, R. G.
9 Clarke, R. G. My Twenty Best Aerial Photos
No Place R. G. Clarke 1960 1st Edition; 1st Printing Pamphlet Very Good+ 
This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The covers have some beginning creasing and toning to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. The text pages show aerial photographs that the author has taken in his career as a pilot. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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IMOGEN! Imogen Cunningham Photographs 1910-1973, Cunningham, Imogen
10 Cunningham, Imogen IMOGEN! Imogen Cunningham Photographs 1910-1973
Seattle, WA Henry Art Gallery / University of Washington 1976 0295953322 / 9780295953328 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Imogen Cunningham 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The reverse of the front endpaper has a previous owner's inked gift notation. The price clipped dust jacket is in clean, crisp condition. This book includes an introduction by Margery Mann. "Imogen Cunningham took her first photograph in Seattle in 1901, following instructions which she obtained from the International Correspondence School. She learned commercial platinum printing in the studio of Edward Curtis and then studies in Europe on a scholarship. For a time she had her own portrait studio in Seattle, later moving to Oakland."; Vol. 7 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The North American Cowboy: A Portrait, Dusard, Jay (with A Foreword by John Nichols and An Introduction by Kurt Markus)
11 Dusard, Jay (with A Foreword by John Nichols and An Introduction by Kurt Markus) The North American Cowboy: A Portrait
Prescott, AZ The Consortium Press 1983 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. This copy has been signed with a short inscription on the half title page by the author. There is an additional taped on piece of paper with a note, signed by the author. "If there’s truth in the old saw “it takes one to know one, ” then Jay Dusard knows cowboys. The Illinois-raised photographer bought his first horse in 1962 while he was training in the U. S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas, and he spent every free moment punching cows for the ranchers who grazed cattle there. His first job out of the military was wrangling cattle for $7 a day in Arizona on part of the historic Slaughter Ranch, and he’s owned horses and worked cattle ever since. As much as the subject is a natural fit for him, the medium itself was an accident. While studying architecture at the University of Florida, Dusard signed up for a painting elective instead of the more popular photography course. Then somebody handed him a book by the abstract expressionist photographer Aaron Siskind." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Larry Burrows Compassionate Photographer, editors Of Life Magazine
12 editors Of Life Magazine Larry Burrows Compassionate Photographer
New York Time-Life Books 1972 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine 
Color Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket, but with a slipcase. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The slipcase has noticeable rubbing and some loss of color to the paper on the front panel. There is some ground-in dirt to the slipcase as well. "On February 10, 1971, at the border base of Langvie, Larry Burrows climbed into a helicopter with four other photographers and took off to cover the South Vietnamese army's invasion of Laos. For days he had been badgering U.S. military officials for a chance to fly ove Laos, but they had refused on the grounds that they could not authorize such flights over another country. Finally, a South Vietnamese general agreed to lead a squadron of five helicopters into Laos - including two with press aboard." 
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America & Alfred Stieglitz A Collective Portrait, Frank, Waldo, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Norman, Paul Rosenfeld & Harold Rugg
13 Frank, Waldo, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Norman, Paul Rosenfeld & Harold Rugg America & Alfred Stieglitz A Collective Portrait
New York The Literary Guild, Inc 1934 Early Reprint Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some beginning toning to the endpapers. This is an early reprint edition "This book is not a collection of tributes, it is not a symposium of opinions, it is no a compilation of facts about a man. The life of Alfred Stieglitz has been lived in active relation with the world; his work has been in the deepest sense a communal work." "Alfred Stieglitz (January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946) was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography, Stieglitz is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S. He was married to painter Georgia O'Keeffe." 
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In Arab Lands The Bonfils Collection of the University of Pennsylvania Museum, Haller, Douglas M. (Introduction by)
14 Haller, Douglas M. (Introduction by) In Arab Lands The Bonfils Collection of the University of Pennsylvania Museum
Cairo, Egypt Zeitouna Press 1999 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This edition was published in 1999 in Cairo, Egypt. The book in Fine condition and has clamshell case. Possible True First Edition - published prior to the 2000 issue by the American University in Cairo. Both case and front cover of the book have photographic pastedowns. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The clamshell case in Near Fine condition and has several spots of light discoloration / rubbing. "Félix Bonfils (8 March 1831 – 1885) was a French photographer and writer who was active in the Middle East. He was born in Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort and died in Alès. Félix worked as a bookbinder but in 1860 he joined General d'Hautpoul's expedition to the Levant. Soon after returning from Lebanon he became a photographer. When his son Adrien fell ill, Félix remembered the green hills around Beirut and sent him there to recover, being accompanied by Marie-Lydie Cabanis Bonfils, Félix's wife. The family moved to Beirut in 1867 where they opened a photographic studio called "Maison Bonfils." " 
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MAKE YOUR PICTURES SING! How to Perfect Your Technique, Hexter, Paul Louis
15 Hexter, Paul Louis MAKE YOUR PICTURES SING! How to Perfect Your Technique
San Francisco, CA Camera Craft Publishing Company 1940 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book has been signed by the 1932 Bronze medalist, heavy weight boxer and 1932 US Amateur Heavy weight Champion boxer, Fred Feary. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is missing the accompanying dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy includes an ink stamp of Fred Feary on the front pastedown page, a personalized bookplate with Feary's name on the front endpaper, and an inked signature of Feary on the second free page. Fred Feary was born in Stockton, CA on April 10, 1912 and died on April 20, 1994. He won 21 (KO 13) + lost 3 (KO 2) + drawn 4 = 28 rounds boxed 156 KO% 46.43 during his career. Boxing became an Olympic event (in modern Olympics) in 1904. The 1932 games featured only six participants in the heavyweight division. The Gold medalist for HW was Santiago Lovell from Argentina, the Silver medalist was Luigi Rovati from Italy, and Feary won the bronze in a walkover. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
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Photographing & the Frontier, Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas
16 Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas Photographing & the Frontier
New York, etc. G. P. Putnam's Sons 1980 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks, tears and wrinkles. The spine ends and corners of the dust jacket has wrinkles and edge wear. "The saga of America's western frontier has an endless fascination. Countless stories, both fact and fiction, have been told of the heroism, drama, and tragedy of the settlement of the West." 
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Man and Teacher, King, Martin Luther (with text by John Gardiner)
17 King, Martin Luther (with text by John Gardiner) Man and Teacher
Baltimore, MD William B. Berard Jr. Vinmar Lithographic Company 1968 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
B&W Photographs; This is a paperback book. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There are a couple of small spots of dirt on the front cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper includes a presentation sticker from the Martin Luther King Memorial Scholarship Fund (sponsored by the California Teacher's Association) in thanks for a donation. This is a photobook containing photos and descriptions of the life, works and death of Martin Luther King. 
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Dorothea Lange Looks At The American Country Woman A Photographic Essay, Lange, Dorothea (with commentary by Beaumont Newhall)
18 Lange, Dorothea (with commentary by Beaumont Newhall) Dorothea Lange Looks At The American Country Woman A Photographic Essay
Los Angeles, CA Amon Carter Museum and the Ward Ritchie Press 1967 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Dorothea Lange 
B&W Photographs; This edition is paperback. Spine ends & corners of book covers have a bit of light bumping and rubbing. The spine joints of the book cover have some light, but noticeable wear and there is some light rubbing and edge wear to the edges of the book covers. There is one very small bump / nick to the top front cover of the book by the spine joint. The rear cover of the book has a couple of lightish scratches. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers are a solid green color. Overall, a very good+ copy. "To call Dorothea Lange a Documentary Photographer is an oversimplification. She was that, but she was more. She asked me once to help her to find a better word than documentary for the type of photography in which she so passionately believed and which she accomplished with such understanding, skill and love." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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BOYHOOD PHOTOS OF J.-H. LARTIGUE The Family Album of a Gilded Age, Lartigue, J.-H. (Jacques-Henri)
19 Lartigue, J.-H. (Jacques-Henri) BOYHOOD PHOTOS OF J.-H. LARTIGUE The Family Album of a Gilded Age
Switzerland Ami Guichard Publisher 1966 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by J. H. Lartigue 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This copy is missing the accompanying slipcase. Purple / Burgundy cloth covered boards have gilt lettering and decorations (in the style of the Gilded Age) to the front cover and spine of the book. There is some light / faint spotting (water spotting) to the top edges of the book cover which can only be seen if you hold the book at an angle. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The book is illustrated throughout with reproductions of actual photographs by Lartigue. The photographs are in black and white and sepia tone on matte gray card stock paper. The book mimics a family scrapbook with text by Lartigue along with an essay by Jean Fondin. This copy has a previous owner's inked gift notation (dated 1969) , and also an ink stamped name and address of Robert Pease & Co. Advertising. "Jacques Henri Lartigue ( June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, known for his photographs of automobile races, planes and Parisian fashion female models. Born in Courbevoie, France to a wealthy family, Jacques Henri Lartigue started taking photographs when he was seven. He photographed his friends and family at play – running and jumping; racing home-built race cars; making kites, gliders as well as aeroplanes; and climbing the Eiffel Tower. He also photographed sport events, such as the Coupe Gordon Bennett and the French Grand Prix, early flights of aviation pioneers such as Gabriel Voisin, Louis Blériot, Louis Paulhan and Roland Garros. He also captured in his camera, tennis players such as Suzanne Lenglen at the French Open tennis championships. Many of his initial, famous photographs were originally captured through stereo, but he also produced a vast number of images in all formats and media including glass plates in various sizes, autochromes, and film." 
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U. S. Camera Internation Pictures 1963, Maloney, Tom (editor)
20 Maloney, Tom (editor) U. S. Camera Internation Pictures 1963
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce / U.S. Camera Book 1962 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and some ground-in dirt. There is a large chip to the top spine end of the dust jacket. "The fascinating world of photography is reviewed for you in this new and exciting edition of U. S. Camera Annual 1963. Presented in glorious color and black and white, the Annual allows you to be an eyewitness to the great pictures recorded on film during the past year. Included are articles by Ansel Adams, Edward Steichen, Will Connell and more. There is is feature article on President John F. Kennedy and his family as well. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Sights And Scenes Of The World (people's Series 1893)  A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art. Volumes 1, 7,9,10,11,12,15., and 16, W. B. Conkey Company
Sights And Scenes Of The World (people's Series 1893) A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art. Volumes 1, 7,9,10,11,12,15., and 16

Wright Morris Photographs & Words, Alinder, James (edited and with Introduction by)
Wright Morris Photographs & Words

The North American Cowboy: A Portrait, Dusard, Jay (with A Foreword by John Nichols and An Introduction by Kurt Markus)
The North American Cowboy: A Portrait

 
 
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