Item #63212 Brett Weston: Photographs. Merle Armitage.
Brett Weston: Photographs
Brett Weston: Photographs
Brett Weston: Photographs
Brett Weston: Photographs

Brett Weston: Photographs

New York: E. Weyhe, Publisher, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. 102pp. Quarto [34 cm] Black textured paper over boards. Endpapers illustrated with a facsimile of Brett Weston's signature. The spine is slightly rolled back, and the spine ends are gently bumped. There are several small stains to the fore-edge of the text block. The front endpaper is a little glue stained. In a dust jacket, with subtle toning, and a handful of small closed and open tears in the edges. The deepest tear is closed, measuring just under 2" deep. Errata slip tucked in.

Ex-libris California photographer Herb Quick, with his bookplate and name in pen on the front endpaper. Quick (1925-2006) was an instructor of photography at the University of California, Riverside. The Herbert "Herb" Quick collection is held at this university. Very good / very good. Item #63212

Brett Weston (1911-) was the second son of photographer Edward Weston. Edward Weston took Brett to Mexico where he became his father's apprentice at the age of 13.

From the dust jacket-

"In this book the subject matter has been chosen after long deliberation and the review of hundreds of photographs, all superior. The aim has been to present, within necessary limitations, a sound representation of Brett' Weston's various developments, phases and progress.

Price: $750.00

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