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Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College

by Julie J. Thomson, Michael Beggs

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NC
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New
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First
ISBN
9781532325724
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Catalogue for the exhibition held January 20-May 20, 2017 at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. The first in-depth exhibition and catalog devoted to the examination of photography at Black Mountain College. Organized around the themes of Available Light, Bearing Witness, Performing for the Camera, Experimentation, and Place, this catalog includes essays, photographer biographies, and a chronology about photography… Read more
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Letter in a Klein Bottle

by John Menapace

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Published
1984
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New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330563
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Jargon 97. A sequence of 60 photographs by John Menapace, published in September 1984 in conjunction with an exhibition by the photographer at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Introduction by Donald B. Kuspit. Afterword by Jonathan Williams. [8], 60, [16] pages. Bound in warm gray cloth with pictorial dust jacket. NEW, from publisher's stock.
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Letter in a Klein Bottle

by John Menapace

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330563
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Jargon 97. A sequence of 60 photographs by John Menapace, published in September 1984 in conjunction with an exhibition by the photographer at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Introduction by Donald B. Kuspit. Afterword by Jonathan Williams. [8], 60, [16] pages. Bound in warm gray cloth with pictorial dust jacket. A fine copy unfortunately in a poor dust… Read more
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Points of Departure

by Phillip March Jones

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Published
2011
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New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330860
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$20.00

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Jargon 114. Stunning collection exploring altars built in memory of loved ones lost on the roadside, captured in a freshly archaic photo medium. Foreword by Thomas Meyer. 185 pages plus index. Bound in gray cloth & issued without dust jacket. NEW.
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Ten Photographs

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1982
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Fine
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This edition of the conceptual artist and poetry magazine features 10 photographs by poet, photographer, and Jargon Society founder Jonathan Williams. Front matter is a photograph of Williams on his 51st birthday by David Colley. Stapled in glossy white wrapper. [24] pages. Fine with crisp corners.
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Tuscan Trees [limited edition, signed]

by Mark Steinmetz, Janet Lembke

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Published
2001
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New
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First, limited edition, signed
ISBN
9780912330846
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Jargon 104, LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. Black-and-white photographs by Mark Steinmetz paired with text by Janet Lembke. 44 plates. Limited edition, signed by Mark Steinmetz and Janet Lembke, numbered 3 of 50. Bound in dark green cloth with matching endpapers, and gorgeous decorative paper dust jacket with paper label, protected by mylar. With original signed black-and-white print laid in. (Print may… Read more
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Tuscan Trees

by Mark Steinmetz, Janet Lembke

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Published
2001
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New
Edition
First, trade paperback
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9780912330839
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$50.00

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Jargon 104. Black-and-white photographs by Mark Steinmetz paired with text by Janet Lembke. Paperback edition, NEW. "Who has ever seen Italian olive oil trees this well? For the past five years or so Mark Steinmetz has been teaching in the summer photography program of the Art Department of the University of Georgia at Cortona, in Tuscany. Tuscan Trees offers a portfolio… Read more
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Blithe Air

by Elizabeth Matheson, Jonathan Williams

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Published
1995
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New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330761
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$10.00

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Jargon 112. Full-page black-and-white photographs, reproduced in 300-line screen extended-range duotone by The Stinehour Press. Designed by Elizabeth Matheson and John Menapace (to whom the book is also dedicated.) "Illuminations & Pyrotechnic Display" (text & collected quotations) by Jonathan Williams. One of 1450 copies issued in dark green cloth with pale green dust jacket. 64 plates. NEW in publisher's mylar.
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Corn Close

by Reuben Cox, Thomas Meyer, Anne Midgette

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Published
2015
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New
Edition
First
ISBN
0986244104978
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A memento of the time Jonathan Williams and Thomas Meyer spent at their Cumbrian cottage at Corn Close, their part-time residence between 1969 and 1998. Beautiful full-color photographs by Reuben Cox throughout, with essays by Thomas Meyer and Anne Midgette. James Jaffe contributes the preface as well as a chronology of the life of Jonathan Williams. The Corn Close guest… Read more
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St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan

by Tom Patterson, Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, Guy Mendes, John Russell

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Published
1987
Condition
New
Edition
First, Patrons' Edition
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Jargon 64, Patrons' Edition. Number 83 of 100 copies of the Patrons' Edition, bound in the same bright red cloth as the regular edition, but with a pictorial inset on the front cover; clear acetate wrap; bright red colored top edges; signed by Tom Patterson, Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, and Guy Mendes on colophon in colorful inks; and issued in… Read more
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St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan

by Tom Patterson, Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, Guy Mendes, John Russell

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Published
1987
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New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330617
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Jargon 64. This book was published in 1987, one year after Eddie Owens Martin's suicide. A beautiful tribute, and collection of photos and essays about the world famous outsider artist, and captures the strangeness and depth of beauty of his massive lived creation. Color photographs by Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, and Guy Mendes. Foreword by John Russell. One of 4,000… Read more
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The Neugents

by David M. Spear, Jonathan Williams

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330754
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Jargon 111. Gorgeous full-page black-and-white photographs. Photos, introduction, texts, and chronology by David M. Spear, with afterword by Jonathan Williams. Bound in brown cloth with gold foil stamped title, and photographic dust jacket. [98] pages, [66] plates. Dust jacket has a little wear & some curling at edges, but still a fine copy with perfect interior. "I began photographing the… Read more
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The Sleep of Reason

by Lyle Bongé, James Leo Herlihy, Jonathan Williams.

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
978091233004X
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Jargon 77. "Here is another book you can either attribute benignly to Black Mountain College or curse it for." Starkly vivid and often grotesquely personal portraits taken by Lyle Bongé during visits to New Orleans for Mardi Gras throughout the early sixties. This stunning collection is prefaced by interview of Bonge conducted by fellow BMC alumnus, writer James Leo Herlihy.… Read more
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The Photographs of Lyle Bongé

by Lyle Bongé, A. D. Coleman, Jonathan Williams

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Published
1982
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780912330532
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$75.00

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Jargon 89. Sixty-nine full-page black-and-white photographs (nudes, landscapes, street photography) with some writing by Bongé, introduction by A. D. Coleman, and afterword by Jonathan Williams. NEW, in publisher's mylar. "I can think of few photographers--of Bongé's own generation or of those before and since--who have managed to contain successfully and simultaneously such opposite, independent lines within a continuum of imagery. One… Read more
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