Martha's Vinyard

Publisher Viking Press
Year 1970
Edition 1st
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fine

Not for sale

Viking Press, 1970. FIRST EDITION. A studio book, printed in Belgium. Hard cover with original dust jacket. Excellent condition, great brown book boards with gold gilt lettering on spine, Pages and photos all intact and complete, binding and spine excellent; photo illustrated dust jacket, some edge tears. Martha's Vineyard, photographs by legendary Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt; text by Henry Beetle Hough. A beautiful oversized book, gorgeous black and white photos, great two page photograph of the 1938 hurricane, and spectacular color photos. "There are those who believe that the voices of Shakespeare's Ariel and Caliban had their origins in the sounds made by the pinkletink and the heath hen of Martha's Vineyard. Be that as it may, the fact that the legend exists, and not without some historical substance, is an indicatin of how long travelers have been experiencing enchantment on this lovely island off Cape Cod. Page-after-page of exciting photographs by famous Life photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt." A great collectible first edition of one of the all-time great photographers.