Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
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Next to Yosemite and the High Sierra, the Southwest was closest to
Ansel Adams'' heart. It was there, in the early 1930s, that he met
photographer Paul Strand and decided to make photography his
life''s work. In his words, "wherever one goes in the Southwest one
encounters magic, strength, and beauty."
In The Grand Canyon and the Southwest, Adam''s little
known images of the Grand Canyon make up roughly one quarter of the
photographs selected and edited by his longtime editor, Andrea
Stillman. The varied images portray the balance of desolation and
stark beauty in the Southwestern landscape, from Texas to
The pictures are complemented by an introduction by Andrea Stillman
and a selection of Adams'' vivid letters about the region. In a
letter to Alfred Stieglitz he writes, "It is all very beautiful and
magical here - a quality which cannot be described. You have to
live it and breathe it, let the sun bake it into you. The skies and
land are so enormous, and the detail so precise and exquisite . .