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Loose Canon
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Registered: May 2010
Location: The Beautiful Northwest Georgia Mountains

   Great Photographers
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Great Photographers

We are downsizing drastically as we get our house ready to sell. My collection of photography books must be reduced to an absolute minimum. Consequently, I'm selling some treasured books, even many that have been signed and inscribed to me personally. Here are some that must go:


Sam Abell

For nearly 50 years Abell has brought his distinctively artistic vision to the pages of National Geographic and to his many books.

Distant Thunder. 1988 First Edition, very Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. A photographic essay on the American Civil War by the great National Geographic photographer. $10

Seeing Gardens. 2000 First Edition, very Fine hardcover in Very Fine dust jacket. The great National Geographic photographic photographer applies his unique vision to gardens (broadly defined) around the world. $12


Anthony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowden)

Considered the greatest portrait photographer of the second half of the 20th century, Snowden was also one of the best photojournalists of his time.

 Israel: A First View. 1986 First American Edition. Fine in cloth binding with near-fine dust jacket (one mended tear on back). $15

 Snowdon: A Photographic Autobiobraphy. First Edition, 1979. Near-fine hardcover in very good dust jacket with small nicks and tears. Scarce. $25

 Sittings 1979-1983. First U.S. Edition, 1983. Fine hardcover in near-fine dust jacket (no tears). Scarce. $25

 Stills. First U.S. Edition, 1987. Fine hardcover in near-fine dust jacket. Scarce. $25

 Public Appearances 1987-1991. First U.S. Edition, 1991. Fine hardcover in fine dust jacket (some edge-curling). Scarce. $25


Richard W. Brown

Kodachrome master Richard Brown has an uniquely beautiful view of New England, especially Vermont, and most especially his home in the Northeast Kingdom.

Moments in Eden. First Edition, 1989. Very fine hardcover in fine dust jacket. Richard Brown's unbelieveably beautiful garden photography. $12

Pictures from the Country: A Guide to Photographing Rural Life and Landscapes. First Edition, 1991. Very fine hardcover in very fine dust jacket. One of my very favorite books, by one of my very favorite photographers. (I have two copies and am keeping one.) $10

Richard Brown's New England. First Edition, 1996. Very fine hardcover in very fine dust jacket. Scarce. (I have two copies and am keeping one.) $50

Tasha Tudor's Garden. (with Tovah Martin) First Edition, First Printing, 1994. Very fine hardcover in very fine dust jacket. $15

The Private World of Tasha Tudor. (with Tasha Tudor) First Edition, Fourth Printing, 1992. Very fine hardcover in very fine dust jacket. $25


Clyde Butcher

Butcher is famous for his large format, black & White photographs of natural Florida.

Apalachicola River: An American Treasure. 2006 First Edition. Very Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Great large format and waterscapes by Florida's most distinguished photographer. $40

Seeing the Light: Wilderness and Salvation: A Photographer's Tale. First Edition, 1995.As-new hardcover in as-new dust jacket. Butcher's life story, accompanied by many of his incredible large-farmat black & white photographs. Signed and inscribed to me by Butcher. $30


Peter M. Miller

Peter Miller is as good a writer as he is a photographer. Or is it the other way around? Either way, he creates great books.

The Photographer’s Almanac. (with Janet Nelson) Date page missing, but probably 1983. Otherwise fine in laminated (stiff) paper binding. A treasure trove of information about the art and practice of photography in the 1970s and '80s. $10

People of the Great Plains: 1st Ed., 1996. Very Fine hardcover in Fine dust Jacket. Gift from author, signed & inscribed to me.$18

The First Time I Saw Paris: 1st Ed., 1999. As-new hardcover in as-new dust jacket. Signed & inscribed to me by the author.$15


Selected Great Books

Bower, Brian: Leica M Photography. First Softcover Edition, 1998. Near-fine condition. $10

Crowe, Pat: Delaware Portrait. First Edition, 1989. Fine hard cover with near-fine dust jacket. Crowe's visual love poem to the state of Delaware. Signed and inscribed by Crowe. $20

Edgeworth, Anthony: The Guards. First edition, 1981. Very fine in fine dust jacket. Kodachrome, natural-light portraiture at its finest. $10

Hines, Sherman: Outhouses of the West. 2000 First Edition. As-new hardcover is as-new dust jacket. A delightful book! $10

Ketchum, Robert Glenn: The Hudson River & the Highlands. Fine, in fine dust jacket, some damp fluting of pages. $10

Lange, Dorothea, with Therese Thau Heyman: Celebrating A Collection: The Work of Dorothea Lange. Catalog for an exhibit at the Oakland Museum, 1978. Very good in somewhat yellowed softcover with some faint stains. $10

Leigh, Jack: Seaport: A Waterfront at Work. 1996 First Edition. Very fine cloth binding in near-fine (slight rubbing) dust jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE LATE JACK LEIGH. $50

McCurry, Steve: Portraits. 1999 Phaidon edition hard cover. Good, tear in spine binding. $7

Napier, Augustus: Convergence: Photographs and Poems by Augustus Napier. First Edition, 2010. As new in as new dust jacket, signed and inscribed by Napier. $40

Pratt, Charles: Here on the Island. 1974 First Edition. Cloth binding with some fading, otherwise very good in very good dust jacket. A great photographer who died much too soon $10

Reno, Kent: Ground Time. With foreword by Elliott Erwitt. First Edition, 1999. As-new hardcover in As-new dust Jacket. Airline pilot Reno carried his Leica around the world and did delightful street photography everywhere he went. $15

Ruohomaa, Kosti; Jim Moore; and Carroll Thayer Berry: Maine Coastal Portrait. Photographs by three great Maine photographers. Seth Low Press 1959 First Edition. The dust jacket has very slight patina on it consistent with a book that's 60 years old. Overall, this book is in excellent condition for its age. EXTREMELY RARE: SIGNED BY ALL THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS. $95

Tuck, Kirk: LED Lighting: Professional Techniques for Digital Photographers. 2012 First Edition softcover, as new. Everything you need to know about LED lighting by the popular photography blogger. $10

Von Mattheissen, Maria: Songs from the Hills: An Intimate Look at Country Music. First Edition, 1993. As new hardcover in as new dust jacket. A gift from Von Mattheissen, signed and inscribed to me by the photographer. $25

Weems, Bill: South. 1987 First edition. Fine cloth binding in fine dust jacket. In slipcase. Great, evocative photos of Georgia. $35

Williams, Harold A.: Bodine: A Legend in His Time. First edition, 1971. Fine, in dust jacket with some wear and chipping. The biography of Bodine, the great pictorialist. $20


Contact Information: Please contact me by e-mail at [email protected].

Shipping Information:

All books will be shipped USPS Media Mail unless you want to pay for faster service. However, I will always use the mailing service that costs you least, and in some cases that may be Priority Mail. Prices are for U.S. shipping only.

My PayPal ID is [email protected]. Regular PayPal only – I do not do Gift.

First book: $4.50.

Additional books: $1.95

Pamphlets and brochures (smaller than magazine size): $1.95

Additional pamphlets/brochures: 95 cents.

Larger/heavier books may require additional postage.

If the total shipping cost of your order is more than the cost of a Priority Mail Flat Rate envelope or box and if the order will fit in a Flat Rate envelope or box, I will ship it Priority Mail.

A Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate box will hold four to six books. If you order four or more books and they will fit in a medium box, I will ship by Priority Mail.

The above prices are for shipping to the continental United States only. For shipping to other countries, there may be a surcharge of $4 to $7.50 for filling out customs forms. Please be aware that recent price increases by the U.S. Postal Service have made international shipping very expensive. When shipping books with a value of more than $75 overseas, I will only ship by Priority Mail with insurance. International shipments weighing more than four pounds must be shipped by Priority Mail in any case.



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