Boston: New York Graphic Society, Little, Brown and Company, 1979. First limited edition. Hardcover. Signed Ansel Adams on colophon. 107/250. Original half leather over tan cloth with blind-stamped lettering on Morocco label of cover; housed in a matching clamshell box with blind-stamped lettering on Morocco label of spine. Textured brown endpapers. Block with glossy paper. Frontispiece photograph. Introduction by Paul Brooks.
Illustrated with 116 full page photographs by Ansel Adams. Each copy is accompanied by a separately packaged photograph of approximately 16 by 20 inches silver gelatin print, mounted on a 22 by 28 inch archival board with a cutout overmat. Five different photographs of 50 copies each were issued for this edition of 250. Ours is # 6 of 50, titled "Juniper, Cliffs and River, Upper Merced River Canyon, Yosemite National Park", ca. 1936. Ansel Adams personally printed and signed each photograph especially for the publication of this deluxe edition. For this purpose, five images were selected from the book and fifty prints prints were made of each image. Each series has been numbered from 1 to 50. Fine condition. Item #44900