Water's Edge. Harry Callahan. With an Introductory Poem by A. R. Ammons. Callaway Editions, Lyme, Connecticut, 1980. Small folio. Preliminaries + 4 pp. poem + pp. + colophon. Edition of 5000 copies. SIGNED on half-title page. Clothbound in photo-illustrated dustjacket. Forty-eight duotone reproductions.
This book presents Callahan's beach photographs, taken from 1941 to the date of publication, in locations from Cape Cod to Lake Michigan. The plates were laser-scanned from the original photographs and printed in offset lithography, and preserve Callahan's subtle tonalities.
Fine+ in about Near Fine dust jacket; light soiling and moderate edge wear; abraded along 2" length of joint.