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Ansel Adams the Eloquent Light (The Classic Biography by Nancy Newhall

Newhall, Nancy

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ISBN 10: 0893810665 / ISBN 13: 9780893810665
Published by Aperture, New York, 1980
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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This folio volume has spectacular reproduced B&W photographs which add to the fine story told here. Newhall's biography covers more that just the Sierra Nevada work of Adams. Attention is given to his New Mexico and nature studies efforts. Book is near fine and has light shelf wear to the bottom cover corners and spine end. Page ends have very light foxing. BroDart protected jacket is near fine, not price clipped. Has light wear to the cover corners. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Additional postage required for International shipment. Bookseller Inventory # PC O-2

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Title: Ansel Adams the Eloquent Light (The Classic ...

Publisher: Aperture, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Fore more than sixty years, since making his photographs of Yosemite Valley, Ansel Adams has sought to capture 'the instant of revelation - of timelessness' The landscapes for which he is best known are as eloquent in their use of texture, form and light as nature itself. His world is one of forests and of rivers running like quicksilver, of distant waterfalls and of rocky domes and spires that rise through mist or swirling snows or bask in brilliant light. In this solitary world, every element of nature is rendered with intense clarity. 'The Eloquent Light', originally published by The Sierra Club in 1963, traces Adam's life and career from 1902 and 1938, his formative years. Nancy Newhall drew on the letters and words of Adams, his family, and his colleagues to create this book. Newhall herself was a close friend who, as she put it, ' in the course of 20 ears, crawled under Adams's focusing cloth almost a thousand times.' Her close association with Adams makes her book more t

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