New York: Aperture, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Deluxe edition of the revised edition. 333/350. Oblong folio. 299pp. Tan cloth in brown paper-covered slipcase with original shipping box. Front cover of book and slipcase with signature of artist stamped in gold. Pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece. With original silver print.* Profusely illustrated with annotated b/w reproductions of photographs. The definite volume of Weston's photographic work. Illustrated biography by Ben Maddow. Afterword by Cole Weston. "My brothers Chan, Neil, Brett, and I believe this book does honor to our father's work. It is the greatest collection of photographs by Edward Weston ever published. The reproductions most closely resemble in quality and tone his original print." (Signed by Cole Weston). Book and slipcase in fine, shipping box in very good condition with usual wear. vg. Item #16000
*Accompanied by an original silver print "China Cove, Point Lobos, 1940," printed by Cole Weston from an original negative made by Edward Weston. Photo rests in original gray paper sleeve and original shipping sleeve. Photograph measures 7 1/5" x 9 1/5", mounted on heavy white card stock protected by tissue guard with printed caption, verso signed by Cole Weston with Edward Weston negative stamp. Some wear and tear on shipping sleeve. Paper sleeve and photograph in fine condition.