Airborne Camera: The World from the …, SIGNED, Beaumont Newhall, 1969, Fine w/..

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Airborne Camera: The World from the Air and Outer Space
Author:
Beaumont Newhall
Publisher:
Hastings House; George Eastman House
Release Date:
1969
Seller Category:
PHOTOGRAPHY
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Used: Excellent
Sku: 01104
Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, SIGNED, 8vo, 10 1/2" x 8 3/4." Blue cloth-covered boards in a light beige paper dust jacket. Silver gilt lettering on book spine. Printed color photograph of Earth from outer space on front panel. Blue and maroon lettering on front panel and dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve, not price-clipped. Pages pristine and intact. SIGNED by the author to Barbara Morgan on half-title in black ink: "For Barb, with love, Beaumont." Replete with printed photographs and illustrations in black-and-white and color. 144 pp., including illustrations, Source Notes, and Index. Beautiful presentation copy. A unique collection of printed photographs taken from the air and outer space, from the nascent years of photography to the 1960s. Includes descriptions of the subjects in the photos and discussions about the fields of aerial and space photography. Author Beaumont Newhall (1908-1993) was an American photography historian, photographer, and curator. He worked at several notable museums, including the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Metropolitan Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York and became the director of the George Eastman Museum. Newhall also served in the United States Army Air Force as an interpreter of aerial photos during World War II. Published by Hastings House in collaboration with the George Eastman House. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.