New York: North Point Press, 1998. First edition. Cloth-backed Boards. xix, 376 pages. First Edition. SIGNED by the late Charis Wilson in ink on the half-title. Illustrated, primarily from vintage photographs, including some by Weston, and other well-known photographers. Frontis portrait of Weston and Wilson from black and white photograph. Index. Small quarto. Cloth-backed gray boards, with silver spine-titling.
Charis Wilson was the daughter of novelist Harry Leon Wilson (Merton of the Movies). Starting as Edward Weston's secretary and model, she married him in 1939, divorcing in 1946. From the jacket, "A memoir long awaited in the arts community, Through Another Lens tells the story of the life Edward and Charis led on the California coast from 1934 to 1945, a period 'in which more was done than some accomplish in a lifetime,' as Weston once described it in a
letter." Includes material on Robinson Jeffers, Ansel Adams and more. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket, now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Fine / Fine. Item #1585