Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 406

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
Yosemite and the Range of Light.
The extremely rare deluxe edition of this important title. Introduction by Paul Brooks. With numerous reproductions of Adams' photographs. Oblong folio, handbound in Oasis leather and Dutch linen by Coman & Southworth Bookbinders; in a matching clamshell box with a leather title label; and in the original shipping box. DELUXE EDITION, ONE OF 250 SIGNED COPIES, THIS NUMBER 51, ISSUED WITH ONE OF 5 PHOTOGRAPHS, EACH IN AN EDITION OF 50.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979

Forest Floor, Yosemite Valley, California. Silver print, the image measuring 14 7/8x19 1/4 inches (37.8x48.9 cm.), the mount 22x28 inches (55.9x71.1 cm.), with Adams' signature, in pencil, and the edition notation 11/50, also in pencil, on mount recto, and with the printed Yosemite and the Range of Light label on mount verso; enclosed in the original wooden box and cardboard shipping box, both with original labels. Circa 1950; printed 1979.