The Everything Digital Photography Book (Dec., $12.95) by Elizabeth Schoch offers advice ranging from buying a digital camera to framing images.
Legal Handbook for Photographers (Sept., $29.95) by Bert Krages discusses photographers’ rights and liabilities.
How to Take Great Pet Pictures: Recipes for Outstanding Results with Any Camera (Dec., $14.95) by Ron Nichols serves up tips for perfect pet photos.
CRANE HILL PUBLISHERS
Purse Universe: A Portrait of Women and Their Purses (Oct., $19.95) by Barbara Hagerty compiles photos of and anecdotes about ladies’ pocketbooks.
American Victorian Fashions in Vintage Photographs (Jan., $12.95), edited by Kristina Harris, focuses on American fashion from the 1850s to 1910.
GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS
Irish Lighthouses (Oct., $19.95) by Sharma Krauskopf showcases 30 historical lighthouses on the Emerald Isle.
USA (Oct., $29.95) by Bill Bain, photos by Jordi Miralles, collects more than 900 photos documenting America’s history, landscapes and lifestyles.
Shades of California: The Hidden Beauty of Ordinary Life (Oct., $18.95), edited by Kimi Kodani Hill, compiles photos of diverse California families from the 1800s to 1998.
Fifties Fins (Sept., $14.95) by Dennis David rounds up color photos depicting tailfins and the cars they adorned.
The Oregon Trail: A Photographic Journey (Sept., $18) by Bill and Jan Moeller presents more than 100 photos accompanied by entries from pioneer diaries.
Women Before 10 A.M. (Oct., $45) by Véronique Vial introduces photos of actresses, models and artists. 17,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
STANFORD UNIV. PRESS
Magnificent Failure: A Portrait of the Western Homestead Era (Dec., $29.95) by John Martin Campbell. Text and photos of abandoned farms convey the failure of the homestead movement.
TEMPLETON FOUNDATION PRESS
The Hand of God: Thoughts and Images Reflecting the Spirit of the Universe (Sept., $15.95), edited by Michael Reagan. Photos from the Hubble telescope accompany words by scientists, poets and theologians.
THUNDER’S MOUTH PRESS
Celebrity Skin: Tattoos, Brands, and Body Adornments of the Stars (Oct., $25.95) by Jim Gerard rounds up 100 photos of celebrities’ beauty marks. 25,000 first printing.
Male Nude Now (Oct., $35) by David Leddick culls photos of the male figure from galleries and museums throughout the world.
Large Format Nature Photography (Oct., $29.95) by Jack Dykinga. This Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer shares photography tips.
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The Quality of Mercy: On the Frontline with Médecins Sans Frontières (Dec., $35) by Paul Lowe. This collection of 70 images celebrates the 30th anniversary of the organization Doctors Without Borders.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Photography