Nevada City, CA: Carl Mautz Publishing, 2018. Expanded and Revised Edition. Hardcover. Large 4to. ix, 10-769 pp. Photo-reproductions. 31 pp Supplement #1 in envelope with note from the author explaining the Supplement replaces existing pages in the book which had not been proofed prior to publication. A fine copy, still in shrinkwrap. Item #18597
"This monumental work covers 20,000 plus photographers working in twenty-seven western U.S. states and Canadian provinces, plus itinerants who traveled throughout these areas. With an alphabetical index by state, province or category of all photographers listed; a comprehensive bibliography; an essay from the 1997 edition of this book on collecting imprints, plus identifying and categorizing information on photographs including manuscript notes, stamps, logos and ethnicity; plus a dating guide and glossary by photo historian Jeremy Rowe." - dustjacket flap. Essays on select photographers include: "James Presley Ball" by John W. Ravage; "Early Utah Photographer: Charles W. Carter" by Jennifer L. Lund; "Norman A. Forsyth" by Del Phillips; "Frank Hardesty" by Jim Crain; "Martin Mason Hazeltine" by Paul Hickman, Glenn Mason and Peter Palmquist; "Arizona Pioneer Photographer: George H. Rothrock" by Jeremy Rowe; and "The Sutterly Brothers" by Dorothy King De Mare.