IMAGES. 1923-1974. Foreword by Wallace Stegner.

Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Ansel Adams. First edition. Hardcover. Signed by Ansel Adams on the half-title page (huge signature) and dated by him "Carmel / 12/19/74". This is not the limited edition with print. Oblong folio, measuring 17 1/4 inches X 14 1/4 inches. Famed American photographer Ansel Adams co-founded the Center for Creative Photography in 1975. His was one of five inaugural archives, and it remains a cornerstone of the Center’s fine art and archival collections. Adams’s career spans seven decades and a wide range of subject matter, including portraits, still lifes, architecture, and the landscapes for which he is most famous. Viewers often associate his lifelong environmentalism and advocacy for America’s wilderness places with his dramatic, panoramic photographs that celebrate the redemptive potential of the natural world. Many of his best-known images were made in the American West, including a large group of works made in Yosemite Valley. Housed in the publisher's original slipcase, with A/A stamped to lower portion. A fine copy in a nearly fine jacket with darkening to the spine of the dust jacket, in a very good slipcase (with uneven sunning and a stain). However the book is pristine. Item #13748

Price: $850.00

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