• List Price: $195.00
  • Save: $140.85 (72%)
Rented from RentU
To Rent, select Shipping State from options above
Due Date: Dec 22, 2014
FREE return shipping at the end of the semester. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with rentals.
Used: Acceptable | Details
Sold by RentU
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Fast shipping from Amazon! Qualifies for Prime Shipping and FREE standard shipping for orders over $35. Overnight, 2 day and International shipping available! Excellent Customer Service.. May not include supplements such as CD, access code or DVD.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Add to Cart
Qty:1
  • List Price: $195.00
  • Save: $36.90 (19%)
Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Trade in your item
Get a $34.87
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs Hardcover – November 15, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-1606060056 ISBN-10: 1606060058 Edition: 1st

Buy New
Price: $158.10
Rent
Price: $54.15
12 New from $105.00 8 Used from $102.15
Rent from Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$54.15
$158.10
$105.00 $102.15
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Frequently Bought Together

Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs + In Focus: Carleton Watkins: Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum + Carleton Watkins in Yosemite
Price for all three: $200.49

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 608 pages
  • Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum; 1 edition (November 15, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1606060058
  • ISBN-13: 978-1606060056
  • Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 10.2 x 2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #942,111 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

"A monumental achievement in the pictorial historiography of 19th-century America, loaded with new images and data, this will be an indispensable resource for students of photography and U.S. history."—Library Journal



"Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs is among the most important books ever devoted to the history of photography."—Jed Perl, The New Republic 

 


"The rare piece of scholarship that takes a known figure and substantially alters our understanding of him. The result . . . is a revelation: A strong argument that Watkins is more than a familiar photographer, he was the first great all-American artist."—Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes 
 
 
 
 

 



“An invaluable resource for anyone interested in U.S. photographic or landscape history.”—Monteral Gazette



“A staunchly great book.”—The Stranger



Winner of the 2012 Kraszna-Krausz Best Photography Book Award


“A lavishly illustrated, meticulously edited, engagingly written, and comprehensively researched volume.”—Choice


“This extraordinary body of work produced by photographer Carleton Watkins . . . between 1858 and 1891 constitutes one of the longest and most productive careers in 19th century American photography.”—Clickers & Flickers

About the Author

Weston Naef is curator emeritus in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Christine Hult-Lewis is an independent scholar, based in San Francisco.


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
5 star
2
4 star
0
3 star
1
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 3 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By panorama on July 5, 2012
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
For an expensive book, you are buying a lot of white paper. Certainly every mammoth plate image is cataloged, but the size of the image reproduction is too small to really enjoy. A good book design with bigger images with the same printed information and would have been much better and not increased the overall size of this tome. At least the images are all there, just use a strong magnifying glass to view them.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By ROBERT RUSS on June 20, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Very well documented as to the dates, titles and location of known prints. A very large book in size and weight (10 lbs.). A very complete catalogue of some very scarce photographs by a very talented and little known photographer. The book contains small, about 2 3/4 by 3 3/4 inch copies of his works. If mammoth prints (16 by 20 inch) were included in the publication you would probably need a forklift to move it around. Worth the large bucks, at least in my case.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The book is large and the photographs are certainly smaller that their original mammoth-plate sizes. Nevertheless, Naef and Hult-Lewis have produced a remarkable product. The book’s value is in its completeness and in the information provided on each photograph. It is a spectacular reference book for anyone interested in Watkins’ work.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?