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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

After Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Taos Pueblo

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


After Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Taos Pueblo, 1930, published by the New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1977, in an edition of 950. Signed "Ansel Adams" in black ink and numbered "293" on the colophon page. Photographic reproductions housed in a half tan morocco over orange cloth binding housed in an orange cloth slipcase, 17 7/8 x 13 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (45.3 x 34.1 x 3.6 cm).
Condition: Several minor abrasions on the spine.

N.B. This is a facsimile of the landmark publication originally issued in an edition of 108 copies by the Grabhorn Press of San Francisco in 1930. Taos Pueblo is one of the great photographically illustrated books of the American Southwest, featuring a dozen Ansel Adams photographs of the pueblo in northern New Mexico, with complementary text by Mary Austin and an afterword by Weston Naef describing the creation and production of the original edition. The New York Graphic Society's books were published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Mary Austin, Weston Naef