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Canada, as seen by the camera of Yousuf Karsh and described in words by John Fisher, Fisher, John & Yousuf Karsh (photographer)
1 Fisher, John & Yousuf Karsh (photographer) Canada, as seen by the camera of Yousuf Karsh and described in words by John Fisher
Toronto Thomas Allen 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Yousuf Karsh 
Light lean to book, dust jacket heavily chipped with short tears and creasing, showing wear and shelf soil. Beige cloth covered boards with red title on spine showing only light wear. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 165 pages; A travelogue by two men in love with their country. Yousuf Karsh 'He grew up during the Armenian Genocide where he wrote "I saw relatives massacred; my sister died of starvation as we were driven from village to village." At the age of 16, his parents sent Yousuf to live with his uncle George Nakash, a photographer in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Karsh briefly attended school there and assisted in his uncle’s studio.' Coming from the terrors happening in Armenia, Canada must have seemed like heaven on earth. John Fisher, "a reporter and broadcaster in Halifax before joining the CBC as a "roving reporter" " (Canadian Encylopaedia) became known as Mr. Canada. Nobody knew the country better. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Waiting for the Light  Early Mountain Photography in British Columbia and Alberta, 1865-1939, Silversides, Brock
2 Silversides, Brock Waiting for the Light Early Mountain Photography in British Columbia and Alberta, 1865-1939
Saskatoon Fifth House Publishers 1995 1895618665 / 9781895618662 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
Top edge of boards are sun-faded, a little bumped base of spine. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 184 pages; An excellent collection of 19th and 20th century photography of British Columbia and Alberta. Includes many towns no longer in existence, as well as early photography of the provincial and national parks in the area. 
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