CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, . Square octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-127 , 96 black and white photographs by Edward Weston, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver. First edition. Collection of photographs by Edward Weston made during the period of 1937-1939 while he was on Guggenheim fellowships (the first photographer to receive those grants). Text from a diary kept by his second wife, Charis. Edward Weston is considered to be one of the master photographers of the twentieth century. Powell, California Classics no. 20. A few light spots and finger marks to covers, a nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with light shelf wear and rubbing to spine ends, tiny closed tear at front panel-spine fold, and overall light dust soiling. (#137065).
First edition so stated on copyright page.