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50 Photographs...

Stock Code 110925

New York, Duell Sloan & Pearce Publishers, 1947

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One of 1500 copies initialled by Edward Weston. Edward Weston selected these fifty photographs himself, 'fifty of my favorite photographs chosen because they have lived well and because they have not been reproduced... in book form before... a well balanced selection from various periods and approaches, and from a wide range of subject matter.' It includes all of the genres in which Weston worked: landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and portraits, and ends with a portrait of Weston taken by his son Cole in Point Lobos in 1946.

First edition, number 1064 of 1500 copies initialled by Edward Weston on a slip of paper mounted on the justification leaf, as issued; 4to (304 x 233 mm, 12 x 9 ¼ in); black-and-white photographs printed in offset, texts by Merle Armitage, Donald Baer, and Robinson Jeffers,design by Merle Armitage, minor toning to edges; cloth-backed printed paper-covered boards, titles stamped to spine in silver, bottom edges of boards rubbed, spine leaning, printed dust-jacket, toned, lightly worn, small chip to top edge and to head and foot of spine, a couple of short tears, split to front panel fold at head, a very good copy; [xxii], 16, [112].

The Book of 101 Books pp128-131; The Open Book pp150-151.
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