Lot 3 of 435:
One of only 2 final galley proofs, signed by Ansel Adams  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
$400 - $600

Ansel Adams
De Cock, Liliane
[Hasting-on-Hudson, NY]
Morgan & Morgan

Not paginated. (4to) 26.5x23 cm (10½x9") gray paper wrappers, paper label on front. Galley Proofs.

On the half title in Ansel Adams' hand is a note: "Final Galley Proof. One of Two." Signed "Ansel Adams, San Francisco, California. Friday the 13th of October, 1972." Laid in are two 8x10" black & white photographs, one of the finished book, the other of Ansel Adams signed a copy of his "Images" book. The latter photo is signed by Adams. Previously sold in these rooms in 1996 ($650).

Lot Amendments
Lightly worn; very good.
Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.