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Picture of STATEMENT by Zhang Kechun

Publisher's Description

"Carrying out this photograph project is because of the inspiration after reading the novel River of the North written by Zhang Chengzhi. Attracted by the powerful words in this novel, I decided to take a walk along the Yellow River to experience and feel the father-like broad and wide brought from this river, so that I could find the root of my soul .while along the way, the river from my mind was inundated by the stream of reality. The river, which once was full of legends, had gone and disappeared. That is kind of my profound pessimism. Nevertheless, as a vast country with a long history, its future is always bright. There is a descent in the matrix; there is her own nutrition to feed her babies; there is the power of creation to cultivate them strongly. The weak moaning finally will be drowned by the shout for joy. From this point of view, it seems, all shall be optimistic."

 - STATEMENT by Zhang Kechun

Published by Jiazahi Press

Size: 250 x 250 mm

120 pages, 55 color pictures

First Edition: 500, all numbered

Zhang Kechun
""Carrying out this photograph project is because of the inspiration after reading the novel River of the North written by Zhang Chengzhi. Attracted by the powerful words in this novel, I decided to take a walk along the Yellow River to experience and feel the father-like broad and wide brought from this river, so that I could find the root of my soul..."
£58.00

Picture of The Meadow

A collaboration between photographer Barbara Bosworth and writer Margot Ann Kelley who for ten years have focused their attention on a single meadow in Carlisle, Massachusetts. Beautifully printed by Radius, these images show the rewards of a photographer being willing to return to one location time after time and fully immerse themselves in it.

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Emily Dickinson wrote that all it takes to make a prairie is “one clover, and a bee. / And revery.” It turns out that to know a prairie (or meadow) is a bit more complicated, as photographer Barbara Bosworth and writer Margot Anne Kelley have discovered. For more than a decade, Bosworth and Kelley have meandered in, studied and photographed a single meadow in Carlisle, Massachusetts. In addition to their own investigations, they have invited botanists, entomologists, naturalists and historians to consider the meadow with them. Also included are historic maps of the property dating to the 1800s, and a transcription of notes from a former owner whose family has continuously documented plant and bird life in the meadow from 1931 until the 1960s.

Part photo-essay, part journal and part scientific study, this book is a meditation on the shifting perspective that occurs when one repeatedly sees the same place through new eyes.

Photography by Barbara Bosworth
Poetry by Margot Anne Kelley

Publisher: Radius Books

Size: 10.25 x 12.75"

200 pages and booklet in back pocket, 60 colour images
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Text on short trim inserts.

Barbara Bosworth
Emily Dickinson wrote that all it takes to make a prairie is “one clover, and a bee. / And revery.” It turns out that to know a prairie (or meadow) is a bit more complicated, as photographer Barbara Bosworth and writer Margot Anne Kelley have discovered.
£42.00
£41.00

Picture of Trad (Signed)

Signed copies of a limited edition from Libraryman of a new book by the great Swedish photographer Gunnar Smoliansky. A large-format publication with twenty-five beautiful reproductions of Smoliansky’s duotone photographs of trees. This is an edition of only 500 numbered copies.

Publisher's Description

“Gunnar Smoliansky’s (b. 1933, Swedish) studies of trees are social journalism in photographic form, although not from the human world in spite of their occasional traces of humanity. No, people appear to have left the scene. Smoliansky’s depictions of trees are a forestry ranger’s nightmare and at the same time far too vulnerable to please the zealous conservationist. These photographs are about a type of vegetation that may once have been both magnificent and dignified – what remains of growth is both frustrated and defiant. They are not romantic pictures of virgin woods. No, instead they are places that have been consigned to oblivion, pre- or post-profitability. Impediments. Languishing land. Windfallen tree trunks or soon to be windfallen trunks that are nothing but upright poles, trunks that have grown into each other. In these photos we are far from observing from perfect specimens, textbooks and the pleasure of inventing Latin names in the Linnaean spirit. They are mainly trees that remain standing by sheer dint of willpower, knots and twists. Like a neglected case of rheumatism. And yet: in the midst of this solitude, in the midst of this struggle, so difficult to grasp, there is a sense of community among the susceptible.”

 Excerpt from the preface written by writer and poet Gunnar D. Hansson (b. 1945, Swedish)

First edition of 500 copies, numbered.

Sample images

Publisher: Libraryman

Size: 300 x 360 mm

40 pages. 25 duotone plates.

Duotone offset printed clothbound hardcover. Linen thread bound.

Uncoated tip-in frame on front cover, with typography in gold foil and spine text in gold foil.

Gunnar Smoliansky
Gunnar Smoliansky’s studies of trees are social journalism in photographic form, although not from the human world in spite of their occasional traces of humanity.
£85.00

Picture of Shores Like You

Publisher's Description

Scarlett Hooft Graafland (1973) creates magical photographic images of high-altitude salt flats in Bolivia, remote farming sheds in Iceland, the beaches of Dubai, Madagascar, the polar region and the village of Gorinchem, The Netherlands. Her work touches upon major themes such as the disappearance of traditional cultures and the fragility of nature, yet the tone is always light, colourful and surreal. Initially, Scarlett mainly took pictures to document her sculptures and performances, but her photographs gradually became works of art themselves. Travelling to remote places and cultures, she explores the relationship between people, traditions and nature. In this new monography, beautifully designed by Irma Boom traveling and discovering become important themes themselves.

Graafland’s work is included in several international museum collections and has been exhibited in venues including Huis Marseille in Amsterdam and the Museum of Photography in Seoul. This book provides an overview of her oeuvre.

Publisher: Nai010

Size: 230 x 280 mm

192 pages, illustrated (80 full colour)

Scarlett Hooft Graafland
Scarlett Hooft Graafland (1973) creates magical photographic images of high-altitude salt flats in Bolivia, remote farming sheds in Iceland, the beaches of Dubai, Madagascar, the polar region and the village of Gorinchem, The Netherlands.
£47.50
£46.50

Picture of A Walk Through the North York Moors National Park

Masaoki Habano is a Japanese photographer who has been visiting the North Yorkshire Moors for many years and his book A Walk Through the North York Moors National Park, shows his black-and-white images of the land, villages and people.

Published by Akaaka.

Sample images

80 pages

Masaoki Habano
Black-and-white images of the land, villages and people
£20.00

Picture of Landscape as Longing: Queens, New York

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In 2003, Frank Gohlke and Joel Sternfeld were commissioned to photograph one of the densest concentrations of ethnic diversity in the world, the borough of Queens in New York City. After more than a year of photographing everything from corner bodegas to the borough’s boundaries, Gohlke and Sternfeld had not only captured the complicated dynamic that sustains Queens and its myriad communities; they had also evolved a unique theory of landscape photography in which landscape is a visible manifestation of the invisible emotions of its inhabitants.

The collection inherits the strength of each photographer’s eye. Gohlke’s Queens consists of streets, houses, fences, gardens, parklands, shorelines, and waste spaces, the territory where human arrangement contends endlessly with the forces that undo it: unruly vegetation, weather, rot, decay, and the “creative destruction” of a voracious commercial culture. Sternfeld focuses on the indigenous shops, restaurants, mosques and temples that make a walk in Queens feel like a walk in Thailand, India or Peru—or all of them at once. Often tucked into homes or converted factories, these places signify a home country, or perhaps a home country that exists more in the mind than in actuality.

In conjunction with an essay by the acclaimed writer Suketu Mehta, this book is a powerful instrument for understanding a landscape that seems to defy interpretation. Gohlke and Sternfeld successfully make the dizzying patchwork of Queens accessible and visible.

Text by Suketu Mehta

Publisher: Steidl

Size: 320 x 280 mm

156 pages

Frank Gohlke and Joel Sternfeld
In 2003, Frank Gohlke and Joel Sternfeld were commissioned to photograph one of the densest concentrations of ethnic diversity in the world, the borough of Queens in New York City.
£40.50

Picture of Time of Nothing

Publisher's Description

In his new book Time of Nothing, Jim Mangan looks at the transforming relationships between humans and earth in this abstract series. In 2011 and 2012 the artist explored the entire Great Salt Lake including its solar evaporation ponds from a single engine Cessna plane. By composing each image in a way that flattens the landscape, Mangan not only provides the audience with a non-conventional view, but also emphasizes the many colorful layers that exist along with the subtle presentation of man's ever so invading footprint. 

Publisher: Silent Sound

64 pages

Jim Mangan
In his new book Time of Nothing, Jim Mangan looks at the transforming relationships between humans and earth in this abstract series.
£35.10

Picture of The Flying Carpet

Publisher's Description

The Flying Carpet is an enchanting collection of colour and black-and-white photographs taken in and around Cesare Fabbri’s native Emilia-Romagna and Sardinia between 2005–2015. Under Fabbri’s lens we encounter a silent world roused from its slumber, where objects are animated and personified. Fabbri nods to the photographic practice of Luigi Ghirri, bringing to mind the Italian master’s words: “the camera is a magical toy capable of bringing together the great and the small, illusion and reality, our adult awareness and the fairy-tale world of childhood.” Indeed, in The Flying Carpet, we encounter scenes that might derive from comics – a rural hut with painted questioning eyes, a plant uprooted and hovering mid-air, and an embroidered carpet lifting up in the breeze.

Italian photographer Cesare Fabbri was born in Ravenna in 1971. He studied photography and urban planning at the IUAV in Venice. In 2007 he took part in the Stuttgart Biennale of Photography and Architecture and was shortlisted for the prize Atlante Italiano 007 organised by Museo MAXXI, Roma. With Silvia Loddo he founded in 2009 osservatorio fotografico, an experimental platform for research on photography. This is his first book.

Publisher: MACK

Size: 240 x 295 mm

72 pages

Cesare Fabbri
The Flying Carpet is an enchanting collection of colour and black-and-white photographs taken in and around Cesare Fabbri’s native Emilia-Romagna and Sardinia between 2005–2015.
£27.00

Picture of Stones and Marks

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Australian physicist and photographer, Peter Elliston, packed his cumbersome 8×10-inch view camera and travelled over many years to eighteen countries on four continents seeking out and photographing petrolgyphs and pictographs, standing stones, monuments, and ancient ruins. Each photograph in this beautiful oversized book is accompanied by commentary by Elliston on the historical importance of each of the sites, or by accounts by the nineteenth century archaeologists and explorers who first discovered many of these places. The combination of photographs and writing provide an extremely rich experience.

An enduring curiosity about our past has led Peter Elliston to locate, research, decode, and record the historically significant visual and textual information found in Stones and Marks. In this book, Elliston’s exquisite photographs are powerfully combined with his scholarly writing. His sharp-focused photographs, made with an 8 x 10-inch view camera, convey valuable descriptive information while revealing great beauty. His research and writing enhance our knowledge about the sites by drawing on the sketches and writings that early explorers and modern archaeologists created in the same locations, and by providing translations of ancient inscriptions, with information about who made them and when. Perhaps most important, the remnants of the ancient monuments link us to our past and offer profound connections. In Stones and Marks, we learn about our ancestors—and, ultimately, about ourselves as their successors.

The photographs in Stones and Marks have been reproduced to the highest possible standards: incomparable 600-line screen quadtone printed on heavy coated stock with specially modified inks on a unique, custom-designed Heidelberg press. A sturdy French-fold dust jacket complements and protects the book.

Publisher: Lodima Press

Size: 13″ x 11″

172 pages, 77 reproductions

Peter Elliston
Sold out - taking orders for more stock in March 2017. Australian physicist and photographer, Peter Elliston, packed his cumbersome 8×10-inch view camera and travelled over many years to eighteen countries on four continents seeking out and photographing petrolgyphs and pictographs, standing stones, monuments, and ancient ruins.
£51.99
£19.99

Picture of Taipei Diary

The fourth volume in Peter Bialobrzeski’s City Diary series. Bialobrzeski is one of the foremost contemporary photographers of the urban landscape and this volume maintains the standard of the earlier titles on Athens, Cairo and Wolfsburg. 

Publisher's Description

In 2014, Peter Bialobrzeski arrived in Taipei to print his book Cairo Diary. Almost immediately, he set out to document the urban landscape of what was once considered the de facto capital of China, and what it has become today.

In 1949 the Kuomintang, led by Chiang Kai Shek, fled the mainland to take refuge in Taiwan. They declared Taipei the provisional capital of the Republic of China. [...] The Kuomintang believed for a long time in the provisional. That resulted in an underdeveloped infrastructure and an overspend on“defence”, which in reality was saving up for aggression. The exile to the island of Formosa was only a step on the way to kicking Mao and his Reddies out of the mainland. You don’t have to visit Taiwan to find that idea very amusing when you look at “Red China” today.

Peter Bialobrzeski is a world-renowned photographer and the recipient of several awards including the prestigious “World Press Photo Award” in 2003 and 2010. He is also the author of over ten photobooks, including "Cairo Diary", "Athens Diary" and "Wolfsburg Diary", also published by The Velvet Cell.

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Publisher: The Velvet Cell

Size: 140 x 210 mm

112 pages

Limited Edition of 500

Peter Bialobrzeski
In 2014, Peter Bialobrzeski arrived in Taipei to print his book Cairo Diary. Almost immediately, he set out to document the urban landscape of what was once considered the de facto capital of China, and what it has become today.
£16.20

Picture of In Search of Habitat

Publisher's Description

In Search of Habitat explores the fringes of metropolitan India; places of construction, deterioration and places where landscape and urban development intersect. The photographs were taken during two months of fieldwork in late 2010, covering nine different cities across the country. Both the photographs and the essay examine the haphazard and often contradictory urban growth, and together they offer a glimpse of India’s present and future cities, and as such, the very frame within which the lives of more than 400 million people currently take place.

Lars Rolfsted Mortensen is an architect and photographer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. His photographic works are indebted to the New Topographics and revolves around subjects such as urban transformation, infrastructure and the notion of ‘multiple modernities’ as witnessed in the geographically diverse trajectories of modern urban development.

Publisher: Velvet Cell

Size: 250 x 280 mm

92 pages, 45 Colour Plates & Essay

Limited Edition of 600

Lars Rolfsted Mortensen
In Search of Habitat explores the fringes of metropolitan India; places of construction, deterioration and places where landscape and urban development intersect. T
£22.50

Picture of The Noise of Ice: Antarctica

Publihser's Description

When the Italian photographer Enzo Barracco decided to stage a photographic expedition to Antarctica, inspired by the example of Sir Ernest Shackleton, he had much more to contend with than extreme cold. With their merciless winds, treacherous seas and vast sheets of ice, the snowy lands at the South Pole are a challenge for the most seasoned explorer. In order to reach the continent, Barracco had to endure a perilous sea crossing from southern Argentina through the notoriously rough Drake Passage. The Noise of Ice: Antarctica explores what drove him to embark on his journey, and tells the story of the expedition in astonishing photographs, many taken in hazardous conditions. In his gripping text, Barracco details how even his journey to Antarctica required the help of an experienced ice pilot, to spot and avoid icebergs that a ship’s radar may miss. He describes how the waves on that first voyage threw him to the deck and impressed on him the hostility of such an environment. He also recounts his constant battle to protect his photographic equipment and all-important memory cards from the excessive cold. Most importantly, Barracco explains that, in capturing these beautiful landscapes, his intention was to remind us of the environmental threats to this part of the world, the last empty continent. As Sir Ranulph Fiennes asserts in his foreword to the book, ‘witnessed by only a few, Antarctica should be enjoyed by many and protected by all’.

A compelling photographic account of a journey to the end of the world.

Fully illustrated with powerful images by Enzo Barracco, and with a foreword by the celebrated explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

An important statement on the beauty of our planet and our duty to protect it


Publisher: Merrell

Size: 240 x 305 mm

144 pages, 120 colour illustrations

Enzo Barracco
Fully illustrated with powerful images by Enzo Barracco, and with a foreword by the celebrated explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
£27.00

Picture of New York: A Century of Aerial Photography

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Publisher's Description

From the ground, New York City can feel like a chaotic jumble of traffic, pedestrians, one-way streets, parks, and buildings of every shape and size. But above the city, away from the cacophony and the commotion, New York can be tranquil and awe-inspiring. The city that never sleeps also never stops changing, which is why this phenomenal collection of historic maps and aerial photos is a fascinating way to explore New York’s evolution. The book opens with maps of 17th-century Manhattan, a quiet settlement with a ragged shoreline.

A series of chronological illustrations show the city’s northward expansion, the establishment of its grid system, and the creation of Central Park. The next three chapters include aerial photographs that chart the city’s unbelievable expansion in every direction, including skyward. As buildings rise, as the shoreline expands with ports and landfills, and as more sophisticated photographic techniques allow for breathtaking views of New York’s unmistakable skyline, this lush, oversized book captures a city that is truly alive. Author Peter Skinner’s commentaries on the photographs and maps will guide readers through what is certain to become a treasured book for all who love New York.


Publisher: Prestel

240 pages, 24,0x32,5, 160 color illustrations, 20 b/w illustrations


A series of chronological illustrations show the city’s northward expansion, the establishment of its grid system, and the creation of Central Park. T
£26.99

Picture of The Arctic: Reflecting the Landscape, Wildlife, and People of the Far North

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Some of the most stunning photography of the Arctic ever published--before it vanishes. Inspired by the success and critical acclaim of Ice: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers, Sven-Olof Lindblad focuses on documenting the Arctic at the most critical period for the region in history--as it faces global warming and expanding international exploration. Unlike other photography books on this region that focus on a singular aspect, The Arctic documents imagery of the wildlife, people, and landscapes.Stunning scenery, magnificent wildlife, and native cultures bring the Arctic to life in this unparalleled collection of photography. In never-before-seen photos from the world’s finest nature photographers, The Arctic introduces the reader to this region in three sections—the land and sea, the rich biodiversity, and the native peoples—and explores the challenges facing each in its rapidly changing environment. While celebrated in this volume, these stunning images are a dramatic and timely demonstration of the constant transformation of the Arctic at a most critical time. With accompanying essays based on real-time experiences by a National Geographic explorer, The Arctic celebrates the region’s beauty—inspiring dreams of travel—while simultaneously sounding a call to action to save this distant world that affects each of us in countless ways. These photo-filled pages capture not only the massive sheets of ice glowing under the midnight sun, but also the Arctic’s rich variety of other wildlife. Also featured are the many indigenous Inuit communities who maintain their traditional way of life amid this stunning and harsh natural setting.

Publisher: Welcome Books

2.54 cms H x 27.18 cms L x 33.78 cms W (2.13 kgs) 224 pages

Sven-Olof Lindblad and Elizabeth Warner
Some of the most stunning photography of the Arctic ever published--before it vanishes.
£29.25

Picture of Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time

Publisher's Description

Moon’s exquisite photographs radiate awe. -- Booklist, Starred Review

A project with weight and lasting beauty...Ancient Trees provides the kind of thorough and thoughtful portrait that each of these majestic long-lived survivors deserves. -- Christian Science Monitor

In our age of mass species extinctions, we never know from where, if anywhere, consolation may come. Try looking at Beth Moon's new book, "Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time." -- San Francisco Chronicle

Holiday Gift Guide Selection -- San Francisco Chronicle

Beth Moon’s fourteen-year quest to photograph ancient trees has taken her across the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Some of her subjects grow in isolation, on remote mountainsides, private estates, or nature preserves; others maintain a proud, though often precarious, existence in the midst of civilization. All, however, share a mysterious beauty perfected by age and the power to connect us to a sense of time and nature much greater than ourselves. It is this beauty, and this power, that Moon captures in her remarkable photographs.

This handsome volume presents sixty of Moon’s finest tree portraits as full-page duotone plates. The pictured trees include the tangled, hollow-trunked yews—some more than a thousand years old—that grow in Englishchurchyards; the baobabs of Madagascar, called “upside-down trees” because of the curious disproportion of their giant trunks and modest branches; and the fantastical dragon’s-blood trees, red-sapped and umbrella-shaped, that growonly on the island of Socotra, off the Horn of Africa.

Moon’s narrative captions describe the natural and cultural history of each individual tree, while Todd Forrest, vice president for horticulture and living collections at the New York Botanical Garden, provides a concise introduction to the biology and preservation of ancient trees. An essay by the critic Steven Brown defines Moon’s unique place in a tradition of tree photography extending from William Henry Fox Talbot to Sally Mann, and explores the challenges and potential of the tree as a subject for art

Publisher: Abbeville Press

Size: 11" x 11", 

104 pages, 60 duotones

Beth Moon
Mesmerizing black-and-white photographs of the world’s most majestic ancient trees.
£30.59

Picture of Traffic/Sunset Park/Continental Divide

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Publisher's Description

This book presents three independent bodies of work by Henry Wessel, each being a precise sequence arranged to give the viewer the experience of what it felt like to pass through the territory described. The first series “Traffic” shows Wessel’s photos of drivers stuck in traffic as he commuted in the early 1980s from Richmond, California, to San Francisco in the morning rush hour. Wessel records the determination, impatience and blank boredom of his fellow drivers as they navigate a daily drill that seems at times daunting and hopeless. “Sunset Park” is Wessel’s series of night photos of the modest working-class neighborhood of Sunset Park in Santa Monica. Over four years in the mid-1990s, Wessel captured the nocturnal transformation of suburbia into a strange, sometimes eerie,landscape. In his words: “You can’t help but notice how the world is reconfigured by the lights at night. The spot lighting of particular areas, the lack of ambient light, the unnatural way that shadows are cast, all take us to an unfamiliar place…” Wessel’s final series “Continental Divide” takes the viewer on a ride from the dense, suburban flatlands of the Midwest, up across the Rocky Mountains, and down into the sparse desert landscape of the American West. Wessel depicts its houses, shacks, street corners, and the highway, reminding us of the inherent aesthetics of the everyday.

Publisher: Steidl

Size: 297 x 290 mm

228 pages, 105 images

Henry Wessel
This book presents three independent bodies of work by Henry Wessel, each being a precise sequence arranged to give the viewer the experience of what it felt like to pass through the territory described.
£54.00

Picture of Jantar Mantar

Publisher's Description

Born in France in 1952, Simon Chaput moved to New York City in the early 1980s, and quickly became immersed in the downtown art scene through close friends Christo and Jeanne-Claude. It was during this time that he met Isamu Noguchi, who inspired him to revisit his childhood passion for photography.

This rekindling led him to India, and the Jantar Mantar. Over the course of a year, Chaput spent time traveling to different places, and photographing the stone observatories that were built in the 18th century for the study of astronomy. It was in these early pictures that he developed his unique, poetic, and abstract style of light playing with negative space, a style that continues in his series on New York, Waterfalls, and Nudes.

While in the process of moving his studio of 30 years from Manhattan to Miami, Chaput discovered these previously unprinted images. He realized how influential they are to his whole body of work, and an intense printing session followed in his beloved darkroom. Perfectly capturing the striking combinations of geometrical forms of the Jantar Mantar, Chaput presents mysterious and romantic locations where one could spend hours in visual exploration. Indeed, he spent hours waiting for the right light and angles, and for the many visitors to have left the famous Indian sites.

Limited to 1,200 hand-numbered copies, Jantar Mantar is beautifully printed in duotone on uncoated Japanese art paper and presented in a custom slipcase. The book includes an original short story by the renowned author Salman Rushdie, written specifically to accompany Chaput’s dramatically beautiful photographs. Simon Chaput is represented in New York by the Howard Greenberg Gallery.

Sample images

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 7.5 x 15"

52 pages, 25 duotone plates

Simon Chaput
Over the course of a year, Chaput spent time traveling to different places, and photographing the stone observatories that were built in the 18th century for the study of astronomy.
£45.00

Picture of Everglades

Publisher's Description

The photographs in this book were made by Jungjin Lee in the Everglades for the Norton Museum of Art’s exhibition “Imaging Eden”. Bringing her unique meditative approach to this subject, Lee captured a sense of stillness in the constantly moving landscape – one inhabited by endangered species like the manatee, the American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther. Her photography is imbued with elemental vastness and wonder. Using a multilayered process that integrates elements of painting, Lee’s photographs exude a materiality not often found in photography.

The Florida Everglades is one of the most extensive and complex wetlands on our planet. It has been declared an International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance. It is the third-largest national park in the lower 48 states

Beautifully printed on lush uncoated Japanese paper, Everglades is limited to 2,000 copies presented in a green cloth slipcase; both book and slipcase were designed by the artist herself. Jungjin Lee’s photography is imbued with elemental vastness and wonder. A former assistant of Robert Frank, she creates large scale landscapes employing a unique interplay between image and material. Jungjin Lee was born in South Korea in 1961. Her photographs have been widely published and exhibited internationally, and are housed in many important collections, including those of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; FNAC, Paris; the LA Museum of Art; and Houston Museum of Fine Art.

Sample images

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 7.5 x 15"

52 pages, 25 duotone plates

Jungjin Lee
The photographs in this book were made by Jungjin Lee in the Everglades for the Norton Museum of Art’s exhibition “Imaging Eden”.
£45.00

Picture of Images, Panoramas, Sequences

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Publisher's Description

“In this day when the art market and museums herald artists who address contemporary cultural issues, David Gibson focuses on the splendors of nature. Amidst a photographic community often preoccupied with the mediumʼs digital mechanics and opportunities, he cultivates the mediumʼs language of light and slowed time. Gibson would not say that he has been strongly influenced by photographyʼs pictorial tradition, but his work is rooted in that movement, especially its embrace and reinterpretation by the mid-twentieth century master Ansel Adams. Rather than mirror Adams or other practitioners of pictorialism, however, Gibson takes their language and turns it on its head. He asks us not to celebrate the beauty of the world through carefully shaped photographic renditions of it, but uses the worldʼs beauty to help us revel in the wondrous phenomenon of photography.” — From the Introduction by John Rohrbach, Senior Curator of Photographs, Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Coinciding with a major exhibition of David H. Gibsonʼs photographs at Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden in Dallas, Texas, this gorgeous new publication comprises three separate clothbound volumes spanning some thirty years of work. Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies and presented in a custom-made clamshell box, Images, Panoramas, Sequences is a long-overdue survey of Gibsonʼs highly-acclaimed photographic output. Working quietly and without regard to passing trends, David H. Gibson has created a body of work that celebrates the ethereal beauty of our natural world and consistently reminds us of our own place within it. As John Rohrbach sums up, “The images filling this book exude a sense of quiet solitude. I donʼt feel the need to enter his photographs, to stand there with the artist. Gibson gives me the freedom to stand there by myself and to revel in scenes that cannot be described in words.”

Sample images

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: Three clothbound volumes in a custom clamshell box, each measuring 8 x 11 inches

188 pages, 92 duotone and 60 four-colour plates plates



David H. Gibson
In this day when the art market and museums herald artists who address contemporary cultural issues, David Gibson focuses on the splendors of nature.
£135.00

Picture of Salt Pans

Publisher's Description

Salt Pans is Edward Burtynsky's  newest book in his acclaimed ongoing series of photographs exploring different industrialized landscapes across the world. Consisting of 31 aerial photos of the salt pans in the Little Rann of Kutch, the project is the result of months of intricate negotiations and preparations. These striking geometric images, taken in an intense ten-day period during which Burtynsky photographed from a helicopter, present the pans, wells and vehicle tracks as abstract, painterly patterns: subtly colored rectangles crossed by grids of gestural lines.

And yet the reality behind the ironic beauty of Burtynsky’s pictures is a harsh one. Each year 100,000 poorly paid Agariya workers toil in the pans, extracting over a million tons of salt from the floodwaters of the nearby Arabian Sea. Furthermore, receding groundwater levels, combined with debt, diminishing market values as well as a lack of governmental support, threaten the future of this 400-year-old tradition and the lives dependent on it.

"The images in this book are not about the battles being fought on the ground. Rather, they examine this ancient method of providing one of the most basic elements of our diet; as primitive industry and as abstract two-dimensional human marks upon the landscape."


Designed by Marcus Schubert and Jim Panou

60 pages, 31 images

Four-color process
Hardback / Clothbound
36.4 x 28.8 cm

English                                         

Edward Burtynsky

Publisher's Description

Salt Pans is Edward Burtynsky's  newest book in his acclaimed ongoing series of photographs exploring different industrialized landscapes across the world. Consisting of 31 aerial photos of the salt pans in the Little Rann of Kutch, the project is the result of months of intricate negotiations and preparations. These striking geometric images, taken in an intense ten-day period during which Burtynsky photographed from a helicopter, present the pans, wells and vehicle tracks as abstract, painterly patterns: subtly colored rectangles crossed by grids of gestural lines.

And yet the reality behind the ironic beauty of Burtynsky’s pictures is a harsh one. Each year 100,000 poorly paid Agariya workers toil in the pans, extracting over a million tons of salt from the floodwaters of the nearby Arabian Sea. Furthermore, receding groundwater levels, combined with debt, diminishing market values as well as a lack of governmental support, threaten the future of this 400-year-old tradition and the lives dependent on it.

"The images in this book are not about the battles being fought on the ground. Rather, they examine this ancient method of providing one of the most basic elements of our diet; as primitive industry and as abstract two-dimensional human marks upon the landscape."


Designed by Marcus Schubert and Jim Panou

60 pages, 31 images

Four-color process
Hardback / Clothbound
36.4 x 28.8 cm

English                                         

£45.00

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