New York: G. Schirmer Inc., 1936. Hardcover. Limited Edition. v, 245 pp. 8vo. Terracotta dust jacket with vibrant blue printing, which is replicated on the cover boards. Dust jacket has split at spine with a 1" loss at foot, remaining rear panel and flap present and now encased in mylar cover. Scarce with any semblance of a dust jacket. Interior quite clean and includes 8 photographic portraits by Edward Weston. [Purcell 40]. Fine / Fair.
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Weston, Edward. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1939. Hardcover. First Edition. 258 pp. 8vo. Black cloth covers with distinctive red embossed titling to cover and spine. Slight fraying at head and foot of spine, small tear at head of spine at rear hinge, bumping to corners. Endpapers decorated with simple drawings of vegetables and meat sources printed in green ink on yellow paper. Interior has numerous marking from previous owner underlining ingredients, checking off what must have been recipes they tried, etc.
What is often missed in this volume is the four black and white photographs of vegetables by Edward Weston that are included within the recipe index at rear. Very Good.
Weston, Edward. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 127 pp. 4to. Black cloth boards with silver embossed titling to cover board and spine. Scuffing and wear overall, bumping to corners with losses to cloth, fraying to head and foot of spine, small loss at each,splitting of cloth at lower half of hinge on front board. Interior very clean.
The result of the Wilsons' Guggenheim Fellowship combining Edward Weston's photographs with the diaries kept by his wife, Charis Wilson Weston. Very Good.
Weston, Edward. New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1947. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 16 pp. 51 photographs. Folio. Wear and scuffing to the covers, chipping at edges, small losses, has been professionally rebacked with black Japanese paper, original spine laid in, now encased in custom mylar dust jacket to protect the printed paper covered boards. Very light toning to text pages, photographs clean, minor foxing to second free endpaper at rear as well as last page of bibliography. Missing its dust jacket, which is rarely found not ripped or in tatters. Armitage, Jeffers, and Bear all write introductions and an artist's statement by Weston at rear. [Purcell 16].
Produced in an edition of 1500 copies, this being #1416 and initialed by Edward Weston "EW" on a......