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Yang, John (Photographer) & McCombs, W. Douglas (Contributor). INDIAN LADDER A LYRIC JOURNEY: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN YANG. New York City, NY: Albany Institute Of History & Art, Softcover. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. As New/As New.

Collection of landscape photographs. One of the most beautiful art photography books of the new century. Limited Edition of 1000 copies. An austerely elegant production by John Yang and Albany Institute of History & Art: Oversize-volume format in oblong shape. Pale gray softcovers with white titles printed on spine, as issued. Photographs by John Yang. Essay by W. Douglas McCombs. Printed on thick coated stock paper in the United States to the very highest standards. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents one of the most arresting "re-takes" on Classical landscape photography, one of photography's cornerstones. "Captures in amazing detail the beauty of the landscape around Thacher Park, especially along the Indian Ladder Trail. Yang's photographs are reminiscent of works by the great 19th-century landscape photographers Carleton E. Watkins and William Henry Jackson. His seductive prints lead the viewer on a visual hike along Indian Ladder Trail, opening the eyes to expansive scenery at one moment and drawing one inward at the next, into dark and mysterious chambers of layered rock. A quiet timelessness pervades his scenes. A lyric journey, filled with a sense of self-discovery" (Publisher's blurb). John Yang is an American photographer of Chinese descent who deserves to be much better-known. Mainstream recognition of his sublime work is very long overdue and well-deserved. A "must-have" title for John Yang collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the half-title page by John Yang. This title has been out-of-print as a hardcover for a very long time. This is the only signed copy available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 38 color plates. One of the finest living American photographers. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER JOHN YANG TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0939072165. $80.00

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