AN “ALMOST INSURMOUNTABLE WALL OF SPIRALING STAIRS… LIKE THE SURGE OF A GREAT WAVE”
NEWHALL, Beaumont. Frederick H. Evans. Rochester, 1964.
First edition of Newhall’s excellent monograph on Evans, whose architectural photography and superb craftsmanship made him “a pioneer in the formulation of the esthetics of pure photography,” with 19 photogravure plates, including Evans’ famous portrait of Aubrey Beardsley and his unforgettable 1903 image of Wells Cathedral, “A Sea of Steps.” $250.