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, spotting to upper right corner of cover board. Interior clean with the a slight darkening to the pages due to the quality of the paper. Very Good.
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Weston, Edward. Yosemite National Park, CA / Boston, MA: Virginia Adams / Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. Comb Binding. First Edition. 79,  pp. Folio. Unpag. Cardboard covers with white plastic comb binding. Notorious for cover boards separating from spine, which this one has with the front and rear boards detached. Chipping and wear to both boards with losses at corners, creasing. Light foxing to first free endpaper, clean within. Illustrated with 30 plates of Weston's work in black & white. A very slight musty smell to the volume, photographs exquisite.
An important book in that it was Weston's last and includes the last photograph he ever took, #19, "Eroded Rocks, South Shore, 1948." Also significant in that it was published by Ansel Adams wife, Virginia.....
Moab, UT: Back of Beyond Books, 2016. Limited Edition. 43 pp. 8vo. Red cloth boards with black embossed titling, square window cut into cover reveals an image of a handprint from a canyon wall photograph that illustrates the endpapers.
Terry Tempest Williams' longest chapter from her book, "The Hour of Land" published in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service. This limited edition contains five original photographs not included in the trade edition. Printed by hand on a Vandercook Universal III letterpress on Velin D'ARCHES 100% cotton paper mouldmade in France, printed by Rob Buchert at Tryst Press in Provo Utah. Designed by David Jenney Design and bound in a silk blend by Roswell Book Bindery in Phoenix. Limited.....
London: Royal Society of London, 1801. Quarter Leather. First Edition. iii-[viii], -227, -26, [iii]-iv, , -420,  pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing and tears where call numbers have been removed. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
Walloston's paper outlines his development of the meniscus lens, a lens when used with the camera obscura flattened the image projected causing less distortion from the actual item being projected.This complete volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. Very Good.