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A Portfolio of Sixteen Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn by  Alvin Langdon; Nancy Newhall Coburn - First Edition - 1962 - from A&D Books and

A Portfolio of Sixteen Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn

by Coburn, Alvin Langdon; Nancy Newhall

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Rochester, NY: George Eastman House, 1962. Hardcover. First edition, complete as issued. The plates are Very Good with a touch of tanning at the edge, some with a touch of rub-off from the underlying plate, in a Very Good minus portfolio with wear at three tips and a split with a chip to the pocket holding the plates; the booklet is Fine except for a light bump to one corner. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Hardcover portfolio with all 16 reproductions of b&w photographs, tipped onto loose sheets of 11- x 14-inch cream-colored stock, captioned, with a 21 page, 11- x 14-inch staple-bound booklet of in a brown stiff cover. Photographs by Alvin Landgon Coburn; introduction by Nancy Newhall. From an edition limited to 2000 copies. List of plates, notes, bibliography. Includes portraits of G. K. Chesterton, Mark Twain, William Butler Yeats; landscapes such as Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Long Beach, CA; cityscapes and a "Vortograph" among other subjects. Coburn (1882-1966) was an American photographer who bridged the transition from pictorialist photography to modernism. A very nice production.
  • Bookseller: A&D Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 12839
  • Title: A Portfolio of Sixteen Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn
  • Author: Coburn, Alvin Langdon; Nancy Newhall
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Eastman House
  • Place: Rochester, NY
  • Date published: 1962
  • Keywords: Monographs
  • Bookseller catalogs: Photography; Monographs;
  • Subjects: PHOTOGRAPHY / General;


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