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    Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) with text by Wallace Stegner
    Images, 1923-1974 (Deluxe first edition with accompanying print), 1923-1974
    Hardcover book containing 115 photolithograph reproductions, printed 1974, enclosed in a custom fabric clamshell case with photographer's initials embossed in silver on the cover
    14-1/4 x 17-1/2 inches (36.2 x 44.5 cm) (hardcover book)
    15 x 19-1/4 inches (clamshell case)
    Deluxe edition, number 386 of 1000.
    Published by New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1974.

    This lot also contains the original photograph that accompanied the release of the book:
    Ansel Adams
    Fern Spring Dusk, Yosemite Valley, California, 1961
    Gelatin silver print, printed 1974
    Signed in pencil, mount recto. Numbered 386 on Deluxe Edition label, mount verso.
    12-3/8 x 9 inches (image/sheet)


    More information about Ansel Adams, also known as Adams, Ansel, Ansel Easton Adams.

    Condition Report*: Overall very good condition. Some scattered faint smudges to a few pages, visible under raking light. Some minor soft creases to dust jacket. Surface dirt and dust, some discoloration, and abrasion to fabric of clamshell case. Print: in overall excellent condition. Sheet is dry mounted to board measuring 16 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    October, 2021
    13th Wednesday
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