Merle Armitage


"The Art of Edward Weston," 1932

Hardcover book
Armitage, Merle. "The Art of Edward Weston." New York: E. Weyhe, 1932
Edition: 261/500
Signed and numbered to colophon: Edward Weston
13.75" H x 10.5" W x 0.875" D

  • Provenance: From the Frederick W. Davis library
  • Notes: This lot is accompanied by three newspaper clippings on Weston's work from The New York Times, one dated December 8, 1940, and another dated February 17, 1946.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with mild bumping to corners and spine ends, rubbed wear to boards and board edges, and scattered shallow scratches and spots of surface loss. Image number 3, "Eroded Plank from Barley Sifter," 1931, with a 2" H x 1" W oval area of pigment loss on the lower edge of the printed image, at center, and with an attendant transfer of the pigment on the adjacent page. Tanning, mild staining and soiling to spine. Tanning to page edges. Page 7 slightly separating from the binding at lower gutter.

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