LIFE (Sept., $45) by Lennart Nilsson, essays by Hans Wigzell and Mark Holborn, reveals the interior form and intricate workings of the human body.


lastnightsparty: where were you last night? (Sept., $19.95) by Merlin Bronques captures downtown nightlife in all its sensual and sexual connotations.

T. ADLER BOOKS (dist. by D.A.P.)

Surf Contest (Sept., $45), photos by Ron Church, captures the 1960s world of the sport on the cusp of its going mainstream.


The Black Panthers (Oct., $35), photographs by Stephen Shames, essay by Charles E. Jones, interviews with former Black Panthers by William Jennings. The history of the Black Panther Party comes to life in this 40th anniversary tribute.

Chuck Close: A Couple of Ways of Doing Something (Nov., $50), photographs by Chuck Close, poems by Bob Holman, presents 20 daguerreotype portraits.


Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail (Oct., $50) by Ansel Adams, intro. by William A. Turnage, revisits Adams's limited edition of the same title from 1938.

Smitten: A Kitten's Guide to Happiness (Oct., $21.99) by Rachel Hale. The pet photographer celebrates new members of the feline world.


Between the Wingtips: Remarkable Birds and Their Extraordinary Lifestyle (Sept., $34.95), photos by Brutus Ostling, text by Magnus Ullman, records the secret lives of birds.

DAMIANI (dist. by D.A.P.)

Larry Fink: Somewhere There's Music (Sept., $50) by George Panichas features Fink's mostly unpublished b&w photos of jazz musicians from the 1950s to the late 1970s.


Rainforest (Sept., $40) by Thomas Marent captures his 16-year photographic study of rainforest life; includes CD.


The Rolling Stones: In the Beginning (Sept., $49.95) by Bent Rej, foreword by former Stones member Bill Wyman, takes a behind-the-scenes look at the group's first mid-1960s European tour.


Humankind: An Emotional Journey (Sept., $39.95) by Yoshio Komatsu and Eiko Komatsu documents the human experience in its many incarnations.


Navajo Nation 1950: Traditional Life in Photographs (Oct., $50) by Jonathan B. Wittenberg is tied to a current exhibition at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Ariz. Author tour.


Oklahoma 3 (Sept., $39.95) by David Fitzgerald celebrates the state's history and culture in conjunction with the 2007 Oklahoma Centennial.

GREYBULL PRESS (dist. by D.A.P.)

The Book on Vegas (Nov., $125), edited by Lisa Eisner and Roman Alonso, showcases "sin city" as seen through the eyes of renowned photographers, artists and filmmakers over the past 50 years.


Saturday Night, Sunday Morning: Playing and Praying in Black Culture (Dec., $35) by Deborah Willis devotes 200 photos to these two sides of African-American culture.


Born to Run: The Unseen Photos (Sept., $39.95) by Eric Meola, intro. by Daniel Wolff, revisits the Born to Run album photo session from 30 years ago. 1,000 hardcover limited editions, signed by the author.

Elvis at 21: New York to Memphis (Oct., $60) by Alfred Wertheimer, preface by Peter Guralnick, intro. by Chris Murray, captures Elvis's day-to-day life at the start of his career. 1,500 numbered copiesinclude a signed photograph and contact sheet.


Citiescape Series-The Asia Box Set (Oct., $89.99), edited by Roz Hopkins, collects 10 minibooks of photo and commentary on such cities as Hong Kong, Bangkok and Delhi.


The Beatles in Rome 1965: The Photography of Marcello Geppetti (Nov., $12.95) by Marcello Geppetti. Italy's "original paparazzo" captures the Help!-era Fab Four.


Shelter Dogs (Sept., $19.95) by Traer Scott. Fifty endearing portraits of dogs living in shelters raise awareness of animal rescue causes.


Work: The World in Photographs (Sept., $35) by Ferdinand Protzman spans 150 years, exploring work images from around the globe. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.


Sidewalks: Portraits of Chicago (Oct., $32) by Rick Kogan, photos by Charles Osgood, reproduces Windy City byways as featured in the team's Chicago Tribune column.

ONSIGHT PUBLISHING (dist. by Wilderness Press)

World Climbing: Images from the Edge (Oct., $40) by Simon Carter considers modern technical climbing; includes some 230 color photos.


Aftermath: The World Trade Center Archive (Sept., $75) by Joel Meyerowitz. The only photographer granted full access to Ground Zero after 9/11 amasses 400 previously unpublished photos. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour.

Steve McCurry: Looking East Portraits (Sept., $39.95) by Steve McCurry surveys the photographer's collection of Southeast Asia portraiture.


Joe (Sept., $80), photos by Hiroshi Sugimoto, text by Jonathan Safran Foer, studies Richard Serra's outdoor sculpture at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis, Mo.

Peter Lindbergh: Untitled 116 (Sept., $120) by Peter Lindbergh gathers 116 portraits of models, musicians and actresses.


In Katrina's Wake: Portraits of Loss from an Unnatural Disaster (Sept., $35), photographs by Chris Jordan, essays by Bill McKibben et al., depicts the aftermath in 50 photographs.

Life on the Lower East Side: Photographs of Rebecca Lepkoff, 1937-1950 (Oct., $40) by Rebecca Lepkoff, text by Peter Dans and Suzanne Wasserman, pays homage to the multiethnic community that flourished on New York's Lower East Side.


A Photographer's Life: 1990-2005 (Oct., $75) by Annie Leibovitz presents more than 300 photographs from her work of the past 15 years. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.

SCALA (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)

Jazz, Giants, and Journeys: The Photography of Herman Leonard (Oct., $60), edited by David Houston, foreword by Quincy Jones, features Leonard's body of work, showcasing jazz giants, Paris fashions and movie stars.


Witness (Oct., $27.50) by Ruth Gruber recounts the photographer's 1930s and '40s work as an international correspondent documenting major world events. Ad/promo.

SIERRA CLUB BOOKS (dist. by Univ. of California Press)

Galen Rowell: A Retrospective (Oct., $50) by Galen Rowell, foreword by Tom Brokaw, offers highlights from the late nature and adventure photographer's oeuvre.

STEIDL (dist. by D.A.P.)

Walker Evans: Lyric Documentary (Sept., $60), edited by John T. Hill, essays by Heinz Liesbrock and Alan Trachtenberg, celebrates Evans's images of the Great Depression.

Robert Polidori: After the Flood (Nov., $90) by Robert Polidori records the destruction in New Orleans caused by Hurricane Katrina.


Henri Cartier-Bresson: Scrap Book (Nov., $80), essay by Agnès Sire, replicates a comprehensive 1946 collection from the photographer's archives; tied to an exhibition at the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation later this year.


Among Wild Horses: A Portrait of the Pryor Mountain Mustangs (Sept., $16.95), photos by Lynne Pomeranz, celebrates these descendants of the Spanish horses brought over by the conquistadores.


Burton Holmes Travelogues: The World's Greatest Traveler (Dec., $49.99) by Genoa Caldwell documents Holmes's efforts to bring images of the world home to Americans at the turn of the 20th century.


Reuters-The State of the World (Oct., $50) by Reuters offers a comprehensive visual documentation of today's world; includes more than 550 photos.

Revolution in Hungary: The 1956 Budapest Uprising (Oct., $50) by Erich Lessing captures in photos the uprising and its aftermath on the event's 50th anniversary; tied to exhibitions at UCLA and Stanford.


Photographs in Japan 1853-1912 (Nov., $65) by Terry Bennett contains 350 photos documenting Japan's transformation from a feudal society to an industrial nation.


Eyes to Fly with: Portraits, Self Portraits and Other Photographs (Oct., $50) by Graciela Iturbide reveals the Mexican photographer's unpublished self-portraits and classic images.


Angels in Africa: Portraits of Seven Extraordinary Women (Oct., $35) by Kimberley Sevcik, photos by Beth O'Donnell, documents African women working to overcome devastating problems in their communities.

WHITE STAR PUBLISHERS (dist. by Rizzoli)

Zheng He (Oct., $39.95) by Michael Yamashita recreates the voyages of Ming dynasty explorer Zheng He.