Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values. 1981. NF HC Ph..

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Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values
Adams, Robert
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Notes: Near Fine 12mo 8 1/2" x 5 3/4" beige cloth over board, blind stamped lettering to front, brown and red lettering to spine, faint light blue dot to back, slightly bent top tip, otherwise, sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good beige dustjacket with brown and red lettering to front and spine, brown lettering to back and interior flaps, 1" closed tear to top edge of back panel, minor wear to tips, head, tail, some shelfwear, one small black dot to front panel, otherwise, clean and intact. [12] 108 + 4 pp., replete with black-and-white images, Foreword, 5 essays, and section "Reconciliations with Geography" with essays on Minor White, Frank Gohike, and C.A. Hickman. From the inside of dustjacket: "[Robert Adams's] eight essays, written over the past ten years, pose a host of questions about photography's place in the arts -- and in our lives: How is photography art? Of what importance is it to society? By what standards are we to judge the success or failure of a photograph? His reflections are delicate, usually calm, but they also carry the force of sure conviction, the passion of absolute dedication." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.