Brewster, Massachusetts: Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc., 1998. First edition. Large 4to., , 216 pp., b&w illustrations from photographs. Publisher's cloth with inset plate on the front cover. Fine. Item #54212
The trade edition of inaugural issue of this annual, limited to 4500 copies. The contents are as follows: Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre by Leonard Baskin; 21st: a statement from the editor and publisher by John Wood and Steven Albahari; Icons by Richard Wilbur ; Note on the earliest photgraphs by Leonard Baskin ; Transcendent vision: four metaphysical photographers by John Wood; Real pictures of the real world by Frederick Turner; Race and contemporary photography: Willie Robert Middlebrook and the legacy of Frederick Douglass by John Stauffer; Zooming backward into the future: photo-alchemy in the latter part of the twentieth century by John Bennette; Thoughts on late twentieth-century daguerreotypy by Christopher Mahoney; Scrying Xanadu by John Stilgoe; Toward some future history of photography, 1965-2000, part 1 by A.D. Coleman; Myths, dreams & realities: contemporary Argentine photography by Anne W. Tucker; Vision is the perfection by Paul Zimmer; Dr. Duanus's infernal tongue-in-cheek journal by Duane Michals, etc.