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Snider, Larry (Photographer) & Wolf, Sylvia (Contributor). A WORLD AWAY: PORTRAITS FROM CHINA, TIBET, BHUTAN, AND LADAKH BY LARRY SNIDER. Chicago, IL: Pegasus Publishing Company, 2001. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 64 pages. Fine/Fine.

Retrospective collection of photographs. One of the most beautiful photography books of its kind in our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a very small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. An austerely elegant production by Larry Snider and Sam Silvio Design: Oversize-volume format. Black cloth boards with titles embossed on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs and text by Larry Snider. Essay by Sylvia Wolf. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper by Meridian Printing Rhode Island to the highest standards. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents Larry Snider's evocative black-and-white photographs of peoples and places very faraway: The roads not taken of China, Tibet, Bhutan, and Ladakh. "Snider's interest in the people he encountered during his travels was equalled only by his love of photography itself and by his command of light, composition, and design" (Sylvia Wolf). These luminous images speak eloquently for themselves. An absolute "must-have" title for Larry Snider collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed and inscribed in black pen on the title page by the photographer: "With best wishes and many fond memories, Larry Snider". The recipients are named, and they are unmistakably known to the photographer. This title is now collectible. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 45 plates. One of the most remarkable living American traveller/photographers. A fine copy. . ISBN 0970938802. $60.00

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