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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New York: E. Weyhe, 1938. Wraps. First Edition. 128 pp. 8vo. Black paper wraps over heavy paper boards. Light wear and minor chipping at edges but quite tight and clean given its age and construction. No dust jacket as issued. [Purcell 47].
A fitting overview by friends and colleagues of Armitage's work up to 1938. Armitage's portrait by Edward Weston is reproduced at p. 108. A scarce volume. Very Good.
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.
New York: E. Weyhe, 1935. Wraps. Limited Edition. Unpag. 8vo. Gray/green dust jacket with some soiling, scuffing, minor chips at edges, and front flap detached but laid in, rear flap starting now in mylar cover. Slight staining to the cover boards, interior has some minor foxing and includes a lithograph, signed by Napolitano, #174/212. [Purcell 7].
An early, more subtle design by Merle Armitage. Also signficant in its use of a portrait by Brett Weston as the frontispiece. Printed in an edition of 212 copies, only 200 were offered for sale. Very Good / 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......