Weber, Bruce. Fine. Illustrated throughout with beautifully printed photographs, a few in color. 4to, green cloth-backed printed wrappers, staple-bound. New York: Little Bear Press, (2001). First edition. A fine copy. Number 1 in the All-American series (8 in all were printed).
(WEBER, BRUCE). Weber, Bruce. With Brief Texts by Cyrus James Ellsworth, Carl Sandburg, Vince Lombardi, Pirkle Jones, Theodore Roosevelt, Goethe, Dibi Fletcher, John Hoiland & Susan Sontag. ALL-AMERICAN: BRUCE WEBER PRESENTS....New York: Little Bear Press, 2001. First Edition 1/4000. 4to. Linen Taped Stapled Wrappers. Photography Monograph. As New. np (144pp), 98 illustrations in color and b&w. Designed by Dmitri Levas. This lavishly produced, self-published Bruce Weber limited edition contains photo essays by Bruce Weber on seven uniquely American subjects that have caught his eye; football player/coach Cyrus James Elsworth, photographer Pirkle Jones, Bruce's Golden Retriever puppy "True Blue", Arctic explorer Bradford Washburn, radical surfer Matt Archbold, a section of male figure drawings by artist Paul Stone, and Bruce's Montana neighbor, John Hoiland. The images run the gamut from youth to chiseled maturity, and from figure studies to landscapes and portraits. As with all of Bruce Weber's books, the quality of the design, paper and printing is impeccable. Not unlike the previous books, there will be only one printing of this title. A brand new, pristine example of the first edition of four thousand unnumbered copies still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 0-9705745-1-7 Inventory Number: 023900.
(WEBER, BRUCE). Weber, Bruce, Editor. ALL-AMERICAN: FAMILY ALBUMS BY BRUCE WEBER. New York: Little Bear Press, 2003. First Edition 1/4000. 4to. Linen Taped Stapled Wrappers. Photography Monograph. As New. np (140pp), profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Creative Director-Dennis Freedman. Designed by Edward Leida. This is the third, lavishly produced Bruce Weber "All-American" limited edition! "Family Albums" introduces readers to a group of diverse and uniquely talented people, all of who present an aspect of American family life. It contains photo essays and texts by Weber, as well as Ranee Palone Flynn's vivid studies of teenagers, Sam Shaw's intimate portraits of Marlon Brando and John Cassavetes with Gena Rowlands, Betty Kuhner's documentation of the Kennedy family, Joel Sternfeld's landscapes from his series "On This Site, " Gilles Larrain's great color images of transvestites in the late 1970s, music by Phil Ochs, the dreams of Texan painter Forrest Bess, Mary Lloyd Estrin's portraits of residents of Lake Forest, Il, and Mary Randlett's photographic peek into the world of artist/poet Morris Graves. As with all of Bruce Weber's books, the quality of the design, paper and printing is impeccable. Not unlike the previous books, there will be only one printing of this title. A brand new, pristine example of the first edition of four thousand unnumbered copies still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 0-9705745-6-8 Inventory Number: 025414.
First edition. Softcover. The fourth entry in Weber's All-American series. Includes numerous color and black and white images by Weber along with other contributions by JBruce, Howard Bingham, Kyle Maynard, Robert F. Kennedy, Horace Bristol, Charles Shannon, Bill Traylor, Mary McGrory, Captain William Putney, Millard Sheets, John Derek, Donald Justice, Ruth Labarge, Zack Stefan, and Mattie J.T. Stepanek A near fine copy in wrappers with some light vertical creasing to the front half of the book possibly from the publishing process. Signed and inscribed by Weber on the title page. Uncommon signed.
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