In this magnificent volume, Ansel Adams champions the incomparable American landscape and insists that we keep these treasured lands undefiled. A testament of love for the wilderness from our nation's most famous photographer, in 108 duotone illustrations.
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This is the noted photographer's last book project, begun two years before his death in 1984 at the suggestion of his friend, Wilderness Society president William Turnage. The straightforward design takes pertinent quotations from Adams's writings on wilderness conservation and interleaves them with informal subject groupings of photographs: Yosemite, ocean beaches, Yellowstone, Hawaii, trees, plants, and flowers. Turnage's warm introduction helps readers grasp in concrete terms the early shaping of Adams's commitment to nature conservation, his prodigious output and accomplishments, his visual legacy, and the success of his mission, spanning six decades, to preserve America's wild places. The quality of the large reproductions, from prints prepared by Adams's associate John Sexton, could not be finer. Recommended for photography, geography, and environmental science collections. BOMC selection.
- Kathleen Collins, Great Barrington, Mass.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Descrizione libro Little, Brown and Co., 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110821217992
Descrizione libro Little, Brown and Co., 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0821217992
Descrizione libro Bullfinch, NY, 1990. Clothbound Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. NO FINER COPY EXISTS. // This is a sparkling BRAND NEW BOOK in MINT / PRISTINE condition, just as is its handsome DJ, which is now protected with a new Mylar covering. We value our inventory very highly. We pack books with very great care, and we ship within 24 hours. Size: Quarto. Codice libro della libreria 003763
Descrizione libro Bulfinch Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1990. Cloth. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. This is one of the most elegant books ever done by/about Ansel Adams. It is a brand new book, a 1990 First Edition, and the magnificent endpapers themselves are worth all the Tea in China, and the content-photographs will either exalt you to the top of Mt. McKinley or melt your heart, depending upon your need. Either way, if you are worthy of all this, tears may come to your eyes. A sumptuous feast awaits you here, and you would be well advised to latch onto this book NOW, and after enjoying it once, put it in your lockbox for protection against envious guests. What a gift!. Codice libro della libreria 002034