TALBOT, WHF: William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art)

William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art), book coverBrusius, Mirjam; Dean, Katrina; Ramalingam, Chitra. William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art). Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780300179347. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31183) $31.00

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Illustrated throughout. Index. References. 308p. Drawing on Talbot’s fascinating letters, diaries, research notebooks, botanical specimens, and photographic prints, distinguished scholars from a range of disciplines, this book uncovers connections between his innovations as a photography pioneer and his broader interests in optics, mathematics, science, and classical studies.

Back cover. William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art)

DOBRE, P: South Australia’s Natural Landscapes The Journey Continues

Dobre, Pete and Cil. South Australia’s Natural Landscapes The Journey Continues. Ozscapes, 2003. ISBN: 1920822038. Unmarked text. Scuffing and nick on cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31171) $20.00

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Photographs by Pete Dobre show his passion for the blend of colors, textures, wildlife and scapes of Australia. 124p. Measures 11×8.5 inches.

JOHNSON, S: Sargent Johnson: African American Modernist.

Lefalle-Collins, Lizzetta; Wilson, Judith. Sargent Johnson: African American Modernist. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), 1998. ISBN: 0918471435. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31161) $42.00

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Catalog for 1998 exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA). Beautiful color plates. Essays. 95p. Photograph of the artist at work.

Although sometimes considered a Harlem Renaissance artist, Sargent Johnson (1888-1967) spent his career in the Bay Area; he was the first African American artist on the West Coast to achieve a national reputation. He was known for Abstract Figurative and Early Modern styles. He was a painter, potter, ceramicist, printmaker, graphic artist, sculptor, and carver.