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ADAMS, Ansel Easton

Published by New York Graphic Society, Boston (1977)

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Item Description: New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1977. Hardcover. First Edition. The facsimile edition of his first book, reproducing twelve of Adams' photographs that had previously been available only in the 108-copy original Grabhorn Press edition of 1930. This is one of 950 numbered copies, signed by Adams. Text by Mary Austin; afterword by Weston Naef of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, commenting on both the original edition and this one. The original edition is one of the Roth 101 key books of photography. Large format, 16-3/4" x 12-1/2", in blind-stamped quarter leather and cloth. Fine in a fine slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 027451

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Adams, Ansel Easton, and Mary Austin

Published by New York Graphic Society (1977)

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Item Description: New York Graphic Society, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Facsimile edition of Adams' first book, originally published in 1930 by the Grabhorn Press. One of 950 numbered copies, signed by Adams on the colophon page. Twelve duotone reproductions of photographs of Taos Pueblo. Text by Mary Austin. Woodcut motifs by Valenti Angelo. Afterword by Weston Naef. Quarter tan leather over orange cloth boards, housed in original publisher's slipcase. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 517

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Adams, Ansel and Mary Hunter Austin

Published by New York Graphic Society, Boston (1977)

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Item Description: New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1977. Adams, Ansel (illustrator). Facsimile edition of the rare original printing of 1930. Number 822 of 950 copies, signed by Ansel Adams. Photographed by Ansel Easton Adams and Described by Mary Austin. Folio (17¾x12¾). Text printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. 12 full-page fine-screen duotone photographic plates. Title page printed and decorated in black and orange; design by Valenti Angelo. Bound by Vincent Mullins in half tan Niger leather with orange linen-covered boards, title stamped in blind on front cover, marbled ends. A very fine, as new copy with matching slipcase. When Taos Pueblo, Adams' first book, was published in 1930, he was only 28 years old. He had recently put aside an emerging career as a concert pianist to pursue photography full time. The twelve plates in Taos Pueblo include several formal portraits (reminiscent of Carl Moon or Edward Curtis) as well as intimate landscapes and architectural studies. This is a true facsimile with the book's title and colophon printed in orange and black; the initial, title numbers, and thirteen marginal designs printed in orange. The Indian design on title page was by Valenti Angelo, repeated as a headpiece and in the margins. This limited, signed edition is a faithful reproduction of the very rare original edition, now reaching a value beyond $60,000. [See: Grabhorn Bibliography: 137]. Bookseller Inventory # 7440

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Ansel Adams

Published by new york graphic society (1977)

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Item Description: new york graphic society, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. A beautiful example of "Taos Pueblo". This copy (#20/950 SIGNED by Ansel Adams) was a gift from Ansel Adams to Alan Ross in 1977. Alan Ross is a renowned photographer in his own right and worked as Ansel Adams photographic assistant from 1974 - 1979. This copy is additionally inscribed by Adams, "For Alan and Michele, celebrating Happy Events and Situations! Ansel Adams Carmel 12-2-77" with an additional flourish and smiling face. Comes with a letter of provenance signed by Alan Ross which indicates that he and his wife Michele were married at Ansel Adams home in 1976. In addition, it mentions that this was his personal production copy. Comes with the Original shipping box and slipcase. A truly beautiful production of the legendary Adams rarity. Very Large book in beautiful condition with slipcase. Scarce!. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12087667572

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Austin, Mary and Ansel Easton Adams.

Published by New York Graphic Society,, Boston: (1977)

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Item Description: New York Graphic Society,, Boston:, 1977. 12 full-page photogravures by Ansel Adams and woodcut decorations by Valenti Angelo. (illustrator). Facsimile of the 1930 edition, number 412 of 950 copies. Foliotan calf-backed orange cloth. One tiny scuff to spine, else fine in fine publisher's slipcase. Signed by Ansel Adams. Prospectus laid in. Bookseller Inventory # Embry 119568

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Austin, Mary and Ansel Easton Adams

Published by New York Graphic Society, Boston (1977)

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Item Description: New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1977. Book Condition: As-new. Folio (17.5 x 13 inches), half tan leather and sienna-brown cloth in matching cloth slipcase; unpaginated text and12 full-page duotone photogravure plates by Ansel Adams A superb facsimile including reproductions of the original title and limitation pages. "Taos Pueblo" was Ansel Adams" first book. Signed on the limitation page by Ansel Adams. Limited edition facsimile of the 1930 first edition. #145 of 950 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 20574

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ADAMS, Ansel Easton.

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Item Description: 1977. ADAMS, Ansel Easton and AUSTIN, Mary. Taos Pueblo. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977. 1st ed. Folio. Unpaged. 12 plates of photographs. Orig. calf-backed cloth, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, publisher's cloth slipcase. Fine. One of 950 copies signed by the artist. Facsimile of Adams's first book, a legendary rarity done in 108 copies. Stunning photographs of Taos in the early 1930s. With an afterword about both the facsimile and the original editions. Bookseller Inventory # 63101

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Adams, Ansel; Mary Austin

Published by New York Graphic Society (1977), Boston (1977)

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Item Description: New York Graphic Society (1977), Boston, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: vg. Facsimile Edition. 1/950. Elephant folio. Blind-stamped half leather over sienna cloth resting in matching cloth slipcase. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated title-page plus facsimile of original title-page from 1930 edition. Fabulous collaboration between Ansel Adams (1902-1984) and Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934), the result being this book about Taos Pueblo, the religious center for Taos Indians. Taos Pueblo's most prominent architectural feature is the multi-storied residential complex built approximately 1000 years ago of straw, earth and water (adobe). Its residents believe it to be the oldest continuously inhabited community in North America and are known to be one of the most secretive and conservative pueblos. Mary Austin was a prolific American novelist, poet, critic, playwright, as well as an early feminist. Her text in this work perfectly compliment the stunning photographs by Adams. Illustrated with 12 reproductions of photographs in duo tone of the inhabitants and the architecture of Taos Pueblo. The photos were taken in 1930 and it's immediate success laid the foundation for Adams to become one of the most well known and finest photographers of the 20th century. Signed in black ink by Ansel Adams on limitation leaf. Text printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy, photograph reproduced by George Waters, woodcut motifs by Valentia Angelo. Afterword by Weston J. Naef. Some age wear and scuffing on slipcase. Corner on bottom edge of slipcase worn and frayed. Tiny spot on leather rubbed. Book in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 38013

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ADAMS, ANSEL EASTON.

Published by Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977. (1977)

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Item Description: Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977., 1977. Folio, tan quarter calf and salmon cloth. Twelve photographs by Adams reproduced by George Waters. Woodcut decorations by Valenti Angelo. A few small scratches on the spine; fine copy in the original (and slightly faded) slipcase. A facsimile edition of the rare 1930 first edition, one of 950 numbered copies printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. This copy is not numbered and in place of the number on the colophon page is "Presentation Copy." Below that it is signed by Adams. Bookseller Inventory # 23522

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