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Yankee Nomad: A Photographic Odyssey

By: David Douglas Duncan; Introduction-John Gunther

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 80516

ISBN: 0819580112

Condition: Collectible - Very Good


Stated 1st Edition (Holt, Rinehart and Winston - 1966) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. From private collection, dust cover is in archival mylar. . . . . . . . . David Douglas Duncan is one of the veterans of twentieth-century camera reporting. Yankee Nomad is his own story - often violent, sometimes gentle, always action-filled - highlighted by more than 500 of his photographs, 130 of them in color. In this century, a new breed of nomad has been born, a new professional caste - the photo-journalist. A former Life magazine photographer, David Duncan... View more info

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The American Daguerreotype

By: Floyd Rinhart,Marion Rinhart

Price: $39.95

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: October 1981

Seller ID: 82183

ISBN: 0820305499

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is VG. Gently read. . . . . . There is more about the daguerreotype in America in this book by the Rinhart s then any other resource I have come across. It confirmed to me how deep the daguerreotype implanted itself into American society so soon after its discovery, far more than even in its home of origin - France. America was also at the forefront of developing improvements and modifications to the process, so much so that daguerreotypists in other countries referred to the American process as a point of differentiation in th... View more info

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The Mural Project: Photography by Ansel Adams

By: John Armor, Peter Wright; Photographer-Ansel Adams; Preface-William Penn Mott, Jr.; Editor-Cynthia Anderson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Reverie Press: March 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82185

ISBN: 1558241620

Condition: Collectible - Like New


Stated 1st Edition (March 1989 - Reverie Press). CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. From private collection, as new dust cover is in archival mylar. . . . . . FROM THE INSIDE FLAP: During the years 1941-1942, Ansel Adams was employed by the U.S. Department of the Interior to take a series of photographs in the Western national parks. These photo-graphs were part of the Mural Project, a series of decorative murals created for the Department's new museum in Washington, D.c. at the request of Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. Ickes learned of Ansel Adams' work and de... View more info