WESTON, Brett [1911-1993]
Hawaii: Fifty Photographs by Brett Weston
Carmel, CA: Photography West Graphics, 1992. Large quarto. (12 x 12 1/2 inches). First edition, 55pp. 50 black and white laser fultone reproductions of original photographs.
Green publisher's cloth with gold lettering on front and spine, matching clothbound slipcase. Fine copy.
Collector's Special Edition, number 197 of 300 copies. Signed by Brett Weston. Original prospectus loosely inserted.
Brett Weston photographed the Islands of Hawaii for over a decade. By his final years, those tropical isles had become the single most important and inspirational location of his career. Presenting the finest of Weston's work there from 1978 through 1991, this landmark edition takes the reader through a stunning series of Hawaiian images presenting the artist's visual interpretation of this islands, from the volcanic lava flows to the lush vegetation and the sparkling beaches.