Photography Books Signed by Authors, Artists, or Ex Libris Marie Cosindas (1923-2017), Five Titles.
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Photography Books Signed by Authors, Artists, or Ex Libris Marie Cosindas (1923-2017), Five Titles. Including: Ansel Adams's Polaroid Land Photograph Manual, New York: Morgan & Morgan, , signed and inscribed by Adams to Cosindas on ffep, March 1963, octavo, publisher's cloth, no dust jacket; Nell Dorr's Mother and Child, New York: Harper & Brothers, , inscribed to Cosindas on frontispiece leaf, 3 February 1960, quarto, in publisher's red cloth spine and pictorial boards; Robert Frank's The Americans, introduction by Jack Kerouac, New York: An Aperture Book, Grossman Publishers, 1969, quarto, with Cosindas's ownership inscription on ffep, no jacket, publisher's black cloth; Willis Bell and Efua Sutherland's Playtime in Africa, London: Brown Knight & Truscott Ltd., [post-1960], inscribed to Cosindas on ffep by an unknown person, inviting inscribee to visit Ghana "and capture it in color," quarto, publisher's cloth pictorial boards; [and] Margaret Bourke-White's Portrait of Myself, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963, stated first printing, signed by Bourke-White on ffep, with a torn dust jacket. (5)
Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston.
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