New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1940. First Edition. INSCRIBED "For Babs/with memories of happy days/together in Yosemite/Edward & Charis." Square 4to. 127 pp. Black & white photographic prints by Edward Weston with commentary by Charis Weston. Black cloth with silver lettering in photo-illustrated dustjacket. Near fine (light wear & bumping) in good dustjacket (wear to extremities; tape repair to lower front cover; some creasing & darkening), still a nice copy of Weston's photographic masterpiece and very uncommon with signatures by both Edward and Charis. Item #18605
From 1937 to 1939, through the generosity of the Guggenheim Foundation, Edward & Charis Weston traveled the county with Edward creating 96 stunning photographs of the American scene and Charis providing commentary through diaries she kept along the way.