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Picture of Close - Landscape Design and Land Art in Scotland
Publisher's Description

Inside this unique book lie some of the finest and most notable works in garden making and land art along side many new discoveries by journalist and photographer Allan Pollok-Morris. Inspired by the news a poll had voted a garden as the most important work of art in Scotland, photographer Allan Pollok-Morris began a five year Scottish odyssey in search of new works in landscape design and land art and to learn more from the creators of the works.

Even though all the works are found in one small nation, their strengths are universal and the ‘Close’ collection uses local examples from all corners of the country to celebrate the important role of gardens and land art in international arts and culture.

The book includes portraits of and written contributions by many of the artists and designers who’s work is shown in the collection including Andy Goldsworthy, Charles Jencks, Alec Finlay, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Douglas Coltart, Laura Ford, Anish Kapoor, Shane Waltener, Peter Liversidge, Antony Gormley, Marc Quinn, Bridget Baines, Eelco Hooftman, Nigel Sampey, Rolf Roscher, Chris Rankin, Andy Sturgeon, James Alexander Sinclair, Arabella Lennox-Boyd, Jinny Blom, Penelope Hobhouse, Angelika, Dowager Countess Cawdor, Gerald Laing and Xa Tollemache. Over 250 colour photographs by Allan Pollok-Morris, foreword by Sir Roy Strong, essay by Tim Richardson and illustration by Gary Hincks.

Publisher: Northfield Editions
Size: 290 x 256 mm
288 pages, over 250 colour photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 34.99
Allan Pollok-Morris
Publisher's Description

Inside this unique book lie some of the finest and most notable works in garden making and land art along side many new discoveries by journalist and photographer Allan Pollok-Morris. Inspired by the news a poll had voted a garden as the most important work of art in Scotland, photographer Allan Pollok-Morris began a five year Scottish odyssey in search of new works in landscape design and land art and to learn more from the creators of the works.

Even though all the works are found in one small nation, their strengths are universal and the ‘Close’ collection uses local examples from all corners of the country to celebrate the important role of gardens and land art in international arts and culture.

The book includes portraits of and written contributions by many of the artists and designers who’s work is shown in the collection including Andy Goldsworthy, Charles Jencks, Alec Finlay, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Douglas Coltart, Laura Ford, Anish Kapoor, Shane Waltener, Peter Liversidge, Antony Gormley, Marc Quinn, Bridget Baines, Eelco Hooftman, Nigel Sampey, Rolf Roscher, Chris Rankin, Andy Sturgeon, James Alexander Sinclair, Arabella Lennox-Boyd, Jinny Blom, Penelope Hobhouse, Angelika, Dowager Countess Cawdor, Gerald Laing and Xa Tollemache. Over 250 colour photographs by Allan Pollok-Morris, foreword by Sir Roy Strong, essay by Tim Richardson and illustration by Gary Hincks.

Publisher: Northfield Editions
Size: 290 x 256 mm
288 pages, over 250 colour photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 34.99
£31.49

Picture of Helios - Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change
Publisher's Description
Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change offers a unique opportunity to trace the life and complex art of the 19th century photographer. This book places his entire body of work –both artistic and technical –in the context of one of the most transformative periods of American and European history. Published to accompany a retrospective exhibition organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalogue includes essays by Philip Brookman, Marta Braun, Corey Keller, and Rebecca Solnit that investigate a variety of new ways to understand and interpret Muybridge’s art and influences. Born in England, Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830–1904) moved in his early twenties to the United States, where he was soon drawn to the dramatic Western landscape. After a stagecoach accident, during a long convalescence in England, he learned photography. Returning to San Francisco in 1867, he soon earned his reputation photographing both the landscape and urban development of the West. Muybridge is best known for this inventive work and his massive atlas of stop-action motion studies, Animal Locomotion, first published in 1887.

Co-published with Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 279 x 216 mm
300 pages, 200 photographs and illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Philip Brookman (ed.)
Publisher's Description
Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change offers a unique opportunity to trace the life and complex art of the 19th century photographer. This book places his entire body of work –both artistic and technical –in the context of one of the most transformative periods of American and European history. Published to accompany a retrospective exhibition organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalogue includes essays by Philip Brookman, Marta Braun, Corey Keller, and Rebecca Solnit that investigate a variety of new ways to understand and interpret Muybridge’s art and influences. Born in England, Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830–1904) moved in his early twenties to the United States, where he was soon drawn to the dramatic Western landscape. After a stagecoach accident, during a long convalescence in England, he learned photography. Returning to San Francisco in 1867, he soon earned his reputation photographing both the landscape and urban development of the West. Muybridge is best known for this inventive work and his massive atlas of stop-action motion studies, Animal Locomotion, first published in 1887.

Co-published with Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 279 x 216 mm
300 pages, 200 photographs and illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

Picture of Ruins of Detroit
Publisher's Description
Over the past generation Detroit has suffered economically worse than any other of the major American cities and its rampant urban decay is now glaringly apparent during this current recession. Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre documented this disintegration, showcasing structures that were formerly a source of civic pride, and which now stand as monuments to the city’s fall from grace.

“Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension. The state of ruin is temporary by nature, the volatile result of the end of an era and the fall of empires. This fragility, the time elapsed but even so running fast, lead us to watch them one very last time: being dismayed, or admiring, wondering about the permanence of things. Photography appeared to us as a modest way to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state.”

With introductions by Robert Polidori and Thomas Sugrue

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 380 x 290 mm
200 pages, 150 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 82.00
Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre
Publisher's Description
Over the past generation Detroit has suffered economically worse than any other of the major American cities and its rampant urban decay is now glaringly apparent during this current recession. Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre documented this disintegration, showcasing structures that were formerly a source of civic pride, and which now stand as monuments to the city’s fall from grace.

“Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension. The state of ruin is temporary by nature, the volatile result of the end of an era and the fall of empires. This fragility, the time elapsed but even so running fast, lead us to watch them one very last time: being dismayed, or admiring, wondering about the permanence of things. Photography appeared to us as a modest way to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state.”

With introductions by Robert Polidori and Thomas Sugrue

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 380 x 290 mm
200 pages, 150 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 82.00
£73.80

Picture of Unleashed 3

Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description

For his newest book, Josef Hoflehner turned moments into magic. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the Pyramids of Giza, and from the Grand Canal to the Strait of Malacca. Hoflehner continues to raise known views to new visions. Unleashed 3 has his recent landscape work from four continents. More than 75 stunning photographs have been selected, including from Malaysia, Borneo, Taiwan, France, Italy, California, New York, Florida and Egypt. Published as a companion to the popular Unleashed and Unleashed Two books, this new release is once again superbly printed in duotone on finest matt art paper. The first edition of Unleashed 3 is limited to 1,500 copies only.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 300 x 320 mm
96 pages, 76 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Josef Hoflehner

Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description

For his newest book, Josef Hoflehner turned moments into magic. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the Pyramids of Giza, and from the Grand Canal to the Strait of Malacca. Hoflehner continues to raise known views to new visions. Unleashed 3 has his recent landscape work from four continents. More than 75 stunning photographs have been selected, including from Malaysia, Borneo, Taiwan, France, Italy, California, New York, Florida and Egypt. Published as a companion to the popular Unleashed and Unleashed Two books, this new release is once again superbly printed in duotone on finest matt art paper. The first edition of Unleashed 3 is limited to 1,500 copies only.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 300 x 320 mm
96 pages, 76 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

Picture of Gone ?
Publisher's Description
“No one wants to be a prophet, if the job can be avoided. What you want to try to be is a psalmist.” (Robert Adams) Robert Adams began by photographing suburban landscapes along the edge of the Rocky Mountains. His goal was then, and remains, to acknowledge the disappearance of wilderness but also to discover a basis for affirmation. In the 1980s he went on to revisit semi-rural areas through which he had walked as a boy – landscapes no longer pristine but still notable for their quiet, space and light. The views in this book, none published before, record some of what he found compelling.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 254 x 254 mm
128 pages, 118 tritone plates

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Robert Adams
Publisher's Description
“No one wants to be a prophet, if the job can be avoided. What you want to try to be is a psalmist.” (Robert Adams) Robert Adams began by photographing suburban landscapes along the edge of the Rocky Mountains. His goal was then, and remains, to acknowledge the disappearance of wilderness but also to discover a basis for affirmation. In the 1980s he went on to revisit semi-rural areas through which he had walked as a boy – landscapes no longer pristine but still notable for their quiet, space and light. The views in this book, none published before, record some of what he found compelling.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 254 x 254 mm
128 pages, 118 tritone plates

This title is not yet released, orders will be dispatched as soon as stock is available
£44.00

Picture of Piedmont
Publisher's Description
Whether photographing avant-garde theatre, gypsies on the steppes of Eastern Europe or resistance to Soviet guns and tanks advancing on Prague, Josef Koudelka has consistently produced images that provoke a connection to the larger questions of human existence. This book brings together panoramic photographs from one of his most recent projects, the landscape of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. As Giuseppe Culicchia says in his introduction to this superb collection, ‘Today’s Piedmont is a region that is both wonderful and wounded. And here they are: the wonders and the wounds … Humans are largely absent from Koudelka’s images, because the book’s main protagonist is the land itself.’
  • Includes an introduction outlining Piedmont’s history and culture by leading Italian journalist Giuseppe Culicchia.
  • Koudelka’s powerful compositions lend themselves brilliantly to the panoramic format of the photographs and the book’s layout.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 329 x 205 mm
160 pages, 76 Illustrations

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Josef Koudelka
Publisher's Description
Whether photographing avant-garde theatre, gypsies on the steppes of Eastern Europe or resistance to Soviet guns and tanks advancing on Prague, Josef Koudelka has consistently produced images that provoke a connection to the larger questions of human existence. This book brings together panoramic photographs from one of his most recent projects, the landscape of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. As Giuseppe Culicchia says in his introduction to this superb collection, ‘Today’s Piedmont is a region that is both wonderful and wounded. And here they are: the wonders and the wounds … Humans are largely absent from Koudelka’s images, because the book’s main protagonist is the land itself.’
  • Includes an introduction outlining Piedmont’s history and culture by leading Italian journalist Giuseppe Culicchia.
  • Koudelka’s powerful compositions lend themselves brilliantly to the panoramic format of the photographs and the book’s layout.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 329 x 205 mm
160 pages, 76 Illustrations

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£45.00

Picture of Kamaitachi
Publisher's Description
Eikoh Hosoe's Kamaitachi, a classic and groundbreaking body of work, was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of one thousand copies. A unique collaboration between photographer Eikoh Hosoe and Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, the work documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and the improvisational performance that resulted, made with the participation of local villagers and inspired by the legend of kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon who haunts the rice fields and slashes those he encounters with a sickle.

In 2005, in close consultation with the artist, Aperture released a limited-edition facsimile in homage to the original. In this 2009 edition, Aperture is honored to reinterpret this paragon of Japanese bookmaking, which now includes four never-before-published images from the classic Kamaitachi series and a new text by preeminent Japanese scholar Donald Keene, as well as essays by Eikoh Hosoe and Suzo Takiguchi. Aperture is doubly pleased to make this enchanting body of work available, for the first time ever, in an affordable trade edition. This version was painstakingly reworked by renowned graphic artist Ikko Tanaka, designer of the original volume, shortly before his death.

Hosoe and Hijikata, who first met in 1959, share the same birthplace: the Tohoku countryside in Northern Japan, where most of the images were made. Hosoe photographed Hijikata's spontaneous interactions with the landscape and the people they encountered. A magnificent and seductive combination of performance and photography, the two artists enact an intense investigation of tradition and an exploration, both personal and symbolic, of Japanese society during a time of massive upheaval and change. In an accompanying personal essay, published here for the first time, Hosoe recounts how he became one of the Beat Generation artists, who were willing to try anything new, and his exploration of how traditional documentary photography and personal expression could be merged into what he describes as 'subjective documentary.'

Publisher: Aperture
Size: 241 x 324 mm
112 pages, 48 tritone images

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Eikoh Hosoe
Publisher's Description
Eikoh Hosoe's Kamaitachi, a classic and groundbreaking body of work, was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of one thousand copies. A unique collaboration between photographer Eikoh Hosoe and Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, the work documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and the improvisational performance that resulted, made with the participation of local villagers and inspired by the legend of kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon who haunts the rice fields and slashes those he encounters with a sickle.

In 2005, in close consultation with the artist, Aperture released a limited-edition facsimile in homage to the original. In this 2009 edition, Aperture is honored to reinterpret this paragon of Japanese bookmaking, which now includes four never-before-published images from the classic Kamaitachi series and a new text by preeminent Japanese scholar Donald Keene, as well as essays by Eikoh Hosoe and Suzo Takiguchi. Aperture is doubly pleased to make this enchanting body of work available, for the first time ever, in an affordable trade edition. This version was painstakingly reworked by renowned graphic artist Ikko Tanaka, designer of the original volume, shortly before his death.

Hosoe and Hijikata, who first met in 1959, share the same birthplace: the Tohoku countryside in Northern Japan, where most of the images were made. Hosoe photographed Hijikata's spontaneous interactions with the landscape and the people they encountered. A magnificent and seductive combination of performance and photography, the two artists enact an intense investigation of tradition and an exploration, both personal and symbolic, of Japanese society during a time of massive upheaval and change. In an accompanying personal essay, published here for the first time, Hosoe recounts how he became one of the Beat Generation artists, who were willing to try anything new, and his exploration of how traditional documentary photography and personal expression could be merged into what he describes as 'subjective documentary.'

Publisher: Aperture
Size: 241 x 324 mm
112 pages, 48 tritone images

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£40.00

Picture of Love in black and white
Publisher's Description
British-born photographer Michael Kenna and Brazilian-born author Bianca Rossini worked together to create a book of photographs and poems entitled “Love in black and white.' Beautifully printed on natural Japanese paper in a limited edition of 1,500 hardcover copies, this gorgeous new book comprises 45 of Rossini’s original love poems, accompanied by selected photographs of Kenna’s landscapes made in locations around the world. Michael Kenna's photographs have been the subject of over thirty books and catalogues, and are included in such permanent museum collections as The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; The Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 2001, Kenna was made a Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture in France. Bianca Rossini is a singer, songwriter and author. Her upcoming Bossa Nova album features her original songs co-written with great American and Brazilian composers. As an actress Bianca has acted opposite film stars including James Spader, Hector Elizondo, Richard Dreyfuss, Christian Slater, Dick Van Dyke and Dom DeLuise. 'Love in black and white' is her third book.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
96 pages, 45 duotone plate

Publisher's Price: £40.00
Michael Kenna
Publisher's Description
British-born photographer Michael Kenna and Brazilian-born author Bianca Rossini worked together to create a book of photographs and poems entitled “Love in black and white.' Beautifully printed on natural Japanese paper in a limited edition of 1,500 hardcover copies, this gorgeous new book comprises 45 of Rossini’s original love poems, accompanied by selected photographs of Kenna’s landscapes made in locations around the world. Michael Kenna's photographs have been the subject of over thirty books and catalogues, and are included in such permanent museum collections as The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; The Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 2001, Kenna was made a Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture in France. Bianca Rossini is a singer, songwriter and author. Her upcoming Bossa Nova album features her original songs co-written with great American and Brazilian composers. As an actress Bianca has acted opposite film stars including James Spader, Hector Elizondo, Richard Dreyfuss, Christian Slater, Dick Van Dyke and Dom DeLuise. 'Love in black and white' is her third book.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
96 pages, 45 duotone plate

Publisher's Price: £40.00
£50.00

Picture of China
Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description
Josef Hoflehner’s China monograph spans four years of intensive travel to the Middle Kingdom and is an amazing testament to the unique confluence of geography, history and commerce that has shaped this vast nation. Through an original and often startling juxtaposition of images, classical sites from antiquity mix with new urban skylines to form a collection that underscores the contrasts of modern Chinese life and the sweeping changes taking place.' - from the Introduction by Scott Minick.

This new book features more than 100 of Josef Hoflehner's epic photographs from China. Most of them are published here for the first time. Superbly printed in duotone by China's leading art book printer.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 300 x 320 mm
132 pages, 100 illustrations

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Josef Hoflehner
Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description
Josef Hoflehner’s China monograph spans four years of intensive travel to the Middle Kingdom and is an amazing testament to the unique confluence of geography, history and commerce that has shaped this vast nation. Through an original and often startling juxtaposition of images, classical sites from antiquity mix with new urban skylines to form a collection that underscores the contrasts of modern Chinese life and the sweeping changes taking place.' - from the Introduction by Scott Minick.

This new book features more than 100 of Josef Hoflehner's epic photographs from China. Most of them are published here for the first time. Superbly printed in duotone by China's leading art book printer.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 300 x 320 mm
132 pages, 100 illustrations

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£50.00

Picture of Above Zero
Publisher's Description
After his breathtaking, prize-winning photographs of the coast of Greenland in Broken Line, Olaf Otto Becker (*1959 in Travemünde) turns his attention to the interior of the island in his new series, Above Zero.

Second only to Antarctica, Greenland has the most expansive continental ice sheet in the world. Becker’s spectacular portraits of this region are taken with a cumbersome and heavy large-format camera during physically strenuous, sometimes life-threatening tours among glacial crevasses and snowmelt flows. His photographic studies reveal the overwhelming beauty of this ice-covered landscape while at the same time documenting the existential threat to it, for even here, in this completely uninhabited region, human influences have fatal consequences: dust and soot in the air form black, crusty deposits that, in conjunction with global warming, accelerate the melting of the ice sheets—with no doubt unavoidable catastrophic results.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 340 x 280 mm
176 pages, 76 colour ilustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 60.00
Olaf Otto Becker
Publisher's Description
After his breathtaking, prize-winning photographs of the coast of Greenland in Broken Line, Olaf Otto Becker (*1959 in Travemünde) turns his attention to the interior of the island in his new series, Above Zero.

Second only to Antarctica, Greenland has the most expansive continental ice sheet in the world. Becker’s spectacular portraits of this region are taken with a cumbersome and heavy large-format camera during physically strenuous, sometimes life-threatening tours among glacial crevasses and snowmelt flows. His photographic studies reveal the overwhelming beauty of this ice-covered landscape while at the same time documenting the existential threat to it, for even here, in this completely uninhabited region, human influences have fatal consequences: dust and soot in the air form black, crusty deposits that, in conjunction with global warming, accelerate the melting of the ice sheets—with no doubt unavoidable catastrophic results.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 340 x 280 mm
176 pages, 76 colour ilustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 60.00
£54.00

Picture of Earth Forms
Publisher's Description
Stephen Strom has photographed in the south western desert lands of the United States for more than 20 years and this book brings together, for the first time, a selection of his most powerful and memorable images. Strom brings to this landscape the sensibilities of an astronomer who has lived in the desert for almost two decades. His photographs capture a land shaped both by the millennial forces of prehistory and also by yesterday’s cloudburst. His images have the power to compress vast desert spaces in an illusion of intimacy and comprehension, presenting undulations of colour and form which appear reimagined in a light that at once penetrates and sculpts. Stephen Strom has spent his professional career as an astronomer. He began photographing in 1978 and his work, largely interpretations of landscapes, has been exhibited widely throughout the United States and is held in several permanent collections. His photography complements poems and essays in three books published by the University of Arizona Press: Secrets from the Center of the World, a collaboration with Muscogee poet Joy Harjo; Sonoita Plain: Views of a Southwestern Grassland, a collaboration with ecologists Jane and Carl Bock; and Tseyi (Deep in the Rock): Reflections on Canyon de Chelly co-authored with Navajo poet Laura Tohe. Most recently, his work appeared in Otero Mesa: Saving America's Wildest Grassland (University of New Mexico Press).

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 300 x 300 mm
96 pages, 46 colour photographs

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Stephen Strom
Publisher's Description
Stephen Strom has photographed in the south western desert lands of the United States for more than 20 years and this book brings together, for the first time, a selection of his most powerful and memorable images. Strom brings to this landscape the sensibilities of an astronomer who has lived in the desert for almost two decades. His photographs capture a land shaped both by the millennial forces of prehistory and also by yesterday’s cloudburst. His images have the power to compress vast desert spaces in an illusion of intimacy and comprehension, presenting undulations of colour and form which appear reimagined in a light that at once penetrates and sculpts. Stephen Strom has spent his professional career as an astronomer. He began photographing in 1978 and his work, largely interpretations of landscapes, has been exhibited widely throughout the United States and is held in several permanent collections. His photography complements poems and essays in three books published by the University of Arizona Press: Secrets from the Center of the World, a collaboration with Muscogee poet Joy Harjo; Sonoita Plain: Views of a Southwestern Grassland, a collaboration with ecologists Jane and Carl Bock; and Tseyi (Deep in the Rock): Reflections on Canyon de Chelly co-authored with Navajo poet Laura Tohe. Most recently, his work appeared in Otero Mesa: Saving America's Wildest Grassland (University of New Mexico Press).

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 300 x 300 mm
96 pages, 46 colour photographs

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£25.00

Picture of What We Bought The New World, Scenes from the Denver Metropolitan Area, 1970-1974

Publisher's Description
'Denver' and 'What We Bought', together with 'The New West', form a loose trilogy of Robert Adams' work exploring the rapidly developing landscape of the Denver metropolitan area from 1968 through 1974. In the former two books, Adams created a comprehensive document that was resolute in its avoidance of romantic notions of the American West and dispassionately honest about man's despoliation of the land. Both books demonstrate the artist at the height of his powers as a documentary photographer and a poetic sequencer of images. The photographs featured in 'Denver' and 'What We Bought' show tract housing with mountain ranges in the distance, trailer lots devoid of people, suburban streets through generic windows, shopping mall interiors, and parking lots: subjects distinctly unspectacular, familiar, and banal.Adams' compositions are straightforward and democratic, and it is this precise turn from sentimentality that has made Adams one of the most influential figures in the history of American photography. These exquisite new editions, printed in rich tritones, celebrate this landmark work. 'Denver' also includes new and previously unpublished photographs from the project, chosen and sequenced by Adams himself.

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 191 x 248 mm
208 pages, 193 tritone illustrations

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Robert Adams

Publisher's Description
'Denver' and 'What We Bought', together with 'The New West', form a loose trilogy of Robert Adams' work exploring the rapidly developing landscape of the Denver metropolitan area from 1968 through 1974. In the former two books, Adams created a comprehensive document that was resolute in its avoidance of romantic notions of the American West and dispassionately honest about man's despoliation of the land. Both books demonstrate the artist at the height of his powers as a documentary photographer and a poetic sequencer of images. The photographs featured in 'Denver' and 'What We Bought' show tract housing with mountain ranges in the distance, trailer lots devoid of people, suburban streets through generic windows, shopping mall interiors, and parking lots: subjects distinctly unspectacular, familiar, and banal.Adams' compositions are straightforward and democratic, and it is this precise turn from sentimentality that has made Adams one of the most influential figures in the history of American photography. These exquisite new editions, printed in rich tritones, celebrate this landmark work. 'Denver' also includes new and previously unpublished photographs from the project, chosen and sequenced by Adams himself.

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 191 x 248 mm
208 pages, 193 tritone illustrations

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£35.00

Picture of Denver A Photographic Survey of the Metropolitan Area, 1973-1974

Publisher's Description
'Denver' and 'What We Bought', together with 'The New West', form a loose trilogy of Robert Adams' work exploring the rapidly developing landscape of the Denver metropolitan area from 1968 through 1974. In the former two books, Adams created a comprehensive document that was resolute in its avoidance of romantic notions of the American West and dispassionately honest about man's despoliation of the land. Both books demonstrate the artist at the height of his powers as a documentary photographer and a poetic sequencer of images. The photographs featured in 'Denver' and 'What We Bought' show tract housing with mountain ranges in the distance, trailer lots devoid of people, suburban streets through generic windows, shopping mall interiors, and parking lots: subjects distinctly unspectacular, familiar, and banal.Adams' compositions are straightforward and democratic, and it is this precise turn from sentimentality that has made Adams one of the most influential figures in the history of American photography. These exquisite new editions, printed in rich tritones, celebrate this landmark work. 'Denver' also includes new and previously unpublished photographs from the project, chosen and sequenced by Adams himself.

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 191 x 248 mm
136 pages, 117 tritone illustrations

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Robert Adams

Publisher's Description
'Denver' and 'What We Bought', together with 'The New West', form a loose trilogy of Robert Adams' work exploring the rapidly developing landscape of the Denver metropolitan area from 1968 through 1974. In the former two books, Adams created a comprehensive document that was resolute in its avoidance of romantic notions of the American West and dispassionately honest about man's despoliation of the land. Both books demonstrate the artist at the height of his powers as a documentary photographer and a poetic sequencer of images. The photographs featured in 'Denver' and 'What We Bought' show tract housing with mountain ranges in the distance, trailer lots devoid of people, suburban streets through generic windows, shopping mall interiors, and parking lots: subjects distinctly unspectacular, familiar, and banal.Adams' compositions are straightforward and democratic, and it is this precise turn from sentimentality that has made Adams one of the most influential figures in the history of American photography. These exquisite new editions, printed in rich tritones, celebrate this landmark work. 'Denver' also includes new and previously unpublished photographs from the project, chosen and sequenced by Adams himself.

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 191 x 248 mm
136 pages, 117 tritone illustrations

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£30.00

Picture of Oil

Overseas deliveries  Please note that, as this is a heavy item, overseas postage will be charged at twice our standard rates.

Publisher's Description
“In 1997 I had what I refer to as my oil epiphany. It occurred to me that the vast, human-altered landscapes that I pursued and photographed for over twenty years were only made possible by the discovery of oil and the mechanical advantage of the internal combustion engine. It was then that I began the oil project. Over the next ten years I researched and photographed the largest oil fields I could find. I went on to make images of refineries, freeway interchanges, automobile plants and the scrap industry that results from the recycling of cars. Then I began to look at the culture of oil, the motor culture, where masses of people congregate around vehicles, with vehicle events as the main attraction. These images can be seen as notations by one artist contemplating the world as it is made possible through this vital energy resource and the cumulative effects of industrial evolution.” (Edward Burtynsky)

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 375 x 295 mm
140 pages, 100 colour plates

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Edward Burtynsky
2014 reprint
£76.50

Picture of True
Publisher's Description
Thomas Joshua Cooper’s exhibition of pictures made at the polar extremes is titled True. This is the fourth exhibition of works made during various stages of Cooper’s epic undertaking The World’s Edge – The Atlantic Basin Project, begun in 1990, to map the extremities of land and islands that surround the Atlantic Ocean.

From 1969 Cooper has worked with a 19th century field camera, mapping the modern landscape in exquisite black and white photographs with which he makes silver prints including layers of selenium and gold chloride.

Each work begins as a location found on a map, researched, tracked down and then the picture is made. Each site is the subject of a single frame.

Published alongside an exhibition at Haunch of Venison, London (April – May 2009).

Publisher: Haunch of Venison
Size: 298 x 230 mm
178 pages, 82 b&w illustrations

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Thomas Joshua Cooper
Publisher's Description
Thomas Joshua Cooper’s exhibition of pictures made at the polar extremes is titled True. This is the fourth exhibition of works made during various stages of Cooper’s epic undertaking The World’s Edge – The Atlantic Basin Project, begun in 1990, to map the extremities of land and islands that surround the Atlantic Ocean.

From 1969 Cooper has worked with a 19th century field camera, mapping the modern landscape in exquisite black and white photographs with which he makes silver prints including layers of selenium and gold chloride.

Each work begins as a location found on a map, researched, tracked down and then the picture is made. Each site is the subject of a single frame.

Published alongside an exhibition at Haunch of Venison, London (April – May 2009).

Publisher: Haunch of Venison
Size: 298 x 230 mm
178 pages, 82 b&w illustrations

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£40.00

Picture of Wildfire
Publisher's Description
In the American west during the last 35 years, the number of fires increased by a factor of four; the average fire went from lasting one week to lasting five; the total area burned increased by six-and-a-half times; and the average fire season increased by 78 days. All of which is to say, as Bill McKibben points out in his introduction to Wildfire, we really shouldn’t be calling them wildfires any more. Sasha Bezzubov has gained wide recognition for his photographs of natural disasters in his ongoing project “Things Fall Apart.” Wildfire, the artist’s first monograph, is comprised of 32 large-scale photographs of the aftermath of forest fires in California. Using the genre of landscape photography, a tradition born with, and used to celebrate, industrial expansion, these photographs evidence the fragility of the man-made as it is transformed into dreamscapes of apocalyptic proportions.

“The cycle of destruction and regeneration, of death and birth, is a reality that is not subject to human contravection. Despite the muted palette, these pictures present stunning vistas of natural wreckage that mirror man-made war zones. The vastness of the devastation is at once appalling and breathtaking.” — Mary Hrbacek, New York Art World

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 12 x 13'
64 pages, 32 four-color plates

Publisher's Price: £30.00
Sasha Bezzubov
Publisher's Description
In the American west during the last 35 years, the number of fires increased by a factor of four; the average fire went from lasting one week to lasting five; the total area burned increased by six-and-a-half times; and the average fire season increased by 78 days. All of which is to say, as Bill McKibben points out in his introduction to Wildfire, we really shouldn’t be calling them wildfires any more. Sasha Bezzubov has gained wide recognition for his photographs of natural disasters in his ongoing project “Things Fall Apart.” Wildfire, the artist’s first monograph, is comprised of 32 large-scale photographs of the aftermath of forest fires in California. Using the genre of landscape photography, a tradition born with, and used to celebrate, industrial expansion, these photographs evidence the fragility of the man-made as it is transformed into dreamscapes of apocalyptic proportions.

“The cycle of destruction and regeneration, of death and birth, is a reality that is not subject to human contravection. Despite the muted palette, these pictures present stunning vistas of natural wreckage that mirror man-made war zones. The vastness of the devastation is at once appalling and breathtaking.” — Mary Hrbacek, New York Art World

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 12 x 13'
64 pages, 32 four-color plates

Publisher's Price: £30.00
£27.00

Picture of Westward the Course of Empire (Signed)

Signed copies

Publisher's Description
Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954) has photographed the American West for the past twenty-five years, revealing the narratives—both geological and human—contained within the landscape. This stunning book presents more than 70 prints from Ruwedel’s ongoing series Westward the Course of Empire, an inventory of the residual landforms created by the scores of railroads built in the American and Canadian West since 1869.

The grades, cuts, tunnels, and trestles depicted in Ruwedel’s photographs speak to a past triumph of technology over what was often perceived as hostile terrain, as well as to the desire and struggle to create wealth and power from the land. Long abandoned (and in some cases never completed), the railroads also evoke the futility of the enterprise. This book is thus a sublime yet restrained elegy to the land and to the follies and wonders of human ambition.

Sample images

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 279 x 356 mm
180 pages, 72 tritone illustrations

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Mark Ruwedel

Signed copies

Publisher's Description
Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954) has photographed the American West for the past twenty-five years, revealing the narratives—both geological and human—contained within the landscape. This stunning book presents more than 70 prints from Ruwedel’s ongoing series Westward the Course of Empire, an inventory of the residual landforms created by the scores of railroads built in the American and Canadian West since 1869.

The grades, cuts, tunnels, and trestles depicted in Ruwedel’s photographs speak to a past triumph of technology over what was often perceived as hostile terrain, as well as to the desire and struggle to create wealth and power from the land. Long abandoned (and in some cases never completed), the railroads also evoke the futility of the enterprise. This book is thus a sublime yet restrained elegy to the land and to the follies and wonders of human ambition.

Sample images

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 279 x 356 mm
180 pages, 72 tritone illustrations

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£75.00

Picture of Lensless Landscapes
Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description
A new book of black & white pinhole landscape photographs by Steve Gosling. All the photographs in it were taken with a handmade wooden and brass pinhole camera. This book is a high quality, casebound edition in a limited print run that is destined to become as collectible as his exhibition prints. Each copy will be numbered and signed by the photographer.

Publisher: Papero Publsihing
Size: 250 x 250mm
64 pages, 50 images

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Steve Gosling
Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description
A new book of black & white pinhole landscape photographs by Steve Gosling. All the photographs in it were taken with a handmade wooden and brass pinhole camera. This book is a high quality, casebound edition in a limited print run that is destined to become as collectible as his exhibition prints. Each copy will be numbered and signed by the photographer.

Publisher: Papero Publsihing
Size: 250 x 250mm
64 pages, 50 images

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£40.00

Picture of Lovin’ It
Publisher's Description
These photographs from Shanghai explore the new culture rapidly developing in China as it expands its domestic market at breakneck speed. As elsewhere in the world, the appeal of modern consumer goods and the benefits they bring is there for all to see. But such rapid change has its dark side. As the not-so-old cultural structures become increasingly irrelevant there are threats to social cohesion as communal identity gives way to individuality and alienation. What we are seeing now is a new Cultural Revolution, a capitalist Cultural Revolution that is more complete, more total, and no less ideological than the Cultural Revolution that was instigated by Chairman Mao in the 1960s.

Lovin’ It is introduced by John Gittings, for many years foreign leader-writer and East Asia editor at The Guardian. Gittings first visited China in 1971 during the Cultural Revolution and in 2001 he opened the Guardian’s first staff bureau on the Chinese mainland, in Shanghai.

The book also includes an interview with Hinton by writer and cultural critic Nigel Warburton.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 240 x 180 mm
112 pages, 100 colour photographs

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Adam Hinton
Publisher's Description
These photographs from Shanghai explore the new culture rapidly developing in China as it expands its domestic market at breakneck speed. As elsewhere in the world, the appeal of modern consumer goods and the benefits they bring is there for all to see. But such rapid change has its dark side. As the not-so-old cultural structures become increasingly irrelevant there are threats to social cohesion as communal identity gives way to individuality and alienation. What we are seeing now is a new Cultural Revolution, a capitalist Cultural Revolution that is more complete, more total, and no less ideological than the Cultural Revolution that was instigated by Chairman Mao in the 1960s.

Lovin’ It is introduced by John Gittings, for many years foreign leader-writer and East Asia editor at The Guardian. Gittings first visited China in 1971 during the Cultural Revolution and in 2001 he opened the Guardian’s first staff bureau on the Chinese mainland, in Shanghai.

The book also includes an interview with Hinton by writer and cultural critic Nigel Warburton.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 240 x 180 mm
112 pages, 100 colour photographs

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£16.99

Picture of Zebrato

2nd printing available (Sept 2013)

Publisher's Description
Michael Levin’s award-winning and extraordinarily beautiful photographs have a very painterly quality. In a recent feature profile, the American fine art magazine Focus declared “Michael Levin’s captivating images are soulful and evocative; he is truly one of the rising stars in photography.”

Using long exposures Levin reduces the landscape to elemental shapes. Each image has a simplicity and purity capturing the essence of the landscape. Many of his photographs feature water and clouds, and show what has been described as ‘the smooth skin of light’, yet it is the architectural intrusions into these clean spaces that most engage him. Wooden posts, concrete barriers, weathered rocks, dilapidated jetties, even the elegant shape of French topiaries introduce elements which seem to haunt the landscape and introduce a human presence.

Michael Levin has won a number of awards including the prestigious ‘Photographer of the Year’ award at the 2006/07 International Photography Awards in New York. Previous honorees include Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein and Larry Clark. Levin also won a further ‘Photographer of the Year’ Award at the 2007 Prix de la Photographie in Paris.

Born in Winnipeg and presently living in Vancouver, Canada, Levin travels extensively to capture his sharply-observed black and white photographs.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 295 x 295 mm
96 pages, 46 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
Michael Levin

2nd printing available (Sept 2013)

Publisher's Description
Michael Levin’s award-winning and extraordinarily beautiful photographs have a very painterly quality. In a recent feature profile, the American fine art magazine Focus declared “Michael Levin’s captivating images are soulful and evocative; he is truly one of the rising stars in photography.”

Using long exposures Levin reduces the landscape to elemental shapes. Each image has a simplicity and purity capturing the essence of the landscape. Many of his photographs feature water and clouds, and show what has been described as ‘the smooth skin of light’, yet it is the architectural intrusions into these clean spaces that most engage him. Wooden posts, concrete barriers, weathered rocks, dilapidated jetties, even the elegant shape of French topiaries introduce elements which seem to haunt the landscape and introduce a human presence.

Michael Levin has won a number of awards including the prestigious ‘Photographer of the Year’ award at the 2006/07 International Photography Awards in New York. Previous honorees include Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein and Larry Clark. Levin also won a further ‘Photographer of the Year’ Award at the 2007 Prix de la Photographie in Paris.

Born in Winnipeg and presently living in Vancouver, Canada, Levin travels extensively to capture his sharply-observed black and white photographs.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 295 x 295 mm
96 pages, 46 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
£25.20

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