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SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS

ADAMS, Ansel. Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail. Berkeley, 1938.

Signed limited first edition, number 40 of only 500 copies signed by Adams, who “realized in his pictures what Walt Whitman celebrated in his poetry,” featuring 50 luminous mounted halftone prints including “Half Dome,” very scarce in original cloth. $14,000.

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“ANSEL ADAMS HAD A GREATER IMPACT UPON CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY THAN ANY OTHER PERSON IN THIS CENTURY”

ADAMS, Ansel. Images 1923-1974. Boston, 1974.

Signed limited first edition, number 387 of 1000 copies, of Adams’ award-winning “ideal book, comprising his personal choice of pictures,” containing 115 superb photolithographs of images personally selected by Adams, this scarce deluxe edition issued with the accompanying exhibition-size mounted gelatin silver print, “Fern Spring, Dusk,” signed by Adams in pencil on the mount. $8500.

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“HE ELEVATED THE ACT OF PHOTOGRAPHY TO A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE": BEAUTIFUL EXHIBITION-SIZE POSTER, BOLDLY SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS, DISPLAYING A FINE LARGE IMAGE OF HIS PHOTOGRAPH, ASPENS, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO, HANDSOMELY FRAMED

ADAMS, Ansel. Poster signed. Aspens. Camera. Boston, 1981.

Large 1981 poster boldly signed by Ansel Adams, featuring an exceptionally fine image of his soaring Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958—"an Adams masterpiece"—one of the first in a select grouping to feature an image personally chosen by Ansel for a poster to replicate "as closely as possible the quality of his originals… Adams supervised the first print runs; the posters were so good that he chuckled that the one of Aspens in particular looked better than a print made in the darkroom"(Alinder), issued to commemorate his photobook, The Camera, a splendid framed exhibition-size poster, scarce signed. $5000.

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EACH VOLUME SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS

ADAMS, Ansel, and BAKER, Robert. Camera. WITH: The Negative. WITH: The Print. WITH: Polaroid Land Photography. Boston, 1982, 1982, 1983, 1978. Together, four volumes.

First and early printings of the New Ansel Adams Photography Series, four volumes illustrated with hundreds of examples of his own work, each volume boldly inscribed and signed by Adams on the half title, “For John E. Rhoads, Ansel Adams, Carmel, 9-13-83.” $3000.

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“JOY IS A TRICK IN THE AIR”: LIMITED GRABHORN EDITION OF ROBINSON JEFFERS’ POEMS, SIGNED BY HIM, WITH A SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHIC FRONTISPIECE BY ANSEL ADAMS

JEFFERS, Robinson. Poems. San Francisco, 1928.

Signed limited first edition, number 197 of only 310 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press and signed by Jeffers, with an original photographic frontispiece portrait by Ansel Adams, signed by Adams in pencil (as issued). $2200.

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"ANSEL ADAMS MADE MONUMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS AS A PHOTOGRAPHER… AN UNDISPUTED MASTER": ADAMS' IMAGES 1923-1974 WITH EXHIBITION-SIZE PRINT OF "WINTER SUNRISE" INITIALED BY HIM

ADAMS, Ansel. Images 1923-1974. Boston, 1981.

First trade edition, second printing, accompanied by splendid exhibition-size photographic print approved and initialed by Adams on affixed label below image, beautifully displaying his “Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California, 1944"—one of "the greatest landscapes of all time"—a fine folio production with 115 extended-range photolithographs. $1750.

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ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANSEL ADAMS

ADAMS, Ansel and NEWHALL, Nancy. Fiat Lux: The University of California. New York, 1967.

First edition of this centennial history of the University, with more than 100 rich photogravures documenting university life, inscribed on the half title in the year of publication, “For Jehanne and Jerry, Love, Ansel Adams, December 10, 1967.” Accompanied by Virginia and Ansel Adams’ folio-sized 50th wedding anniversary thank you card (1978), containing a brilliant photogravure of his famous “Monolith, the Face of Half Dome,” in original mailing envelope. $1200.

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INSCRIBED AND THRICE SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS

(ADAMS, Ansel) NORMAN, Dorothy, editor. Twice a Year. New York, Fall-Winter 1941.

First edition of this literary journal issue, inscribed: “For Jerry Granat, Ansel Adams, Carmel, 10.28.80,” signed and dated in the margin of his “Photograph-1940”: “Ansel Adams. Carmel 11-14-80.” and additionally signed by Ansel Adams next to the caption. $950.

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