Biographies of Western Photographers
by Carl Mautz

Biographical directory covering 15,000 photographers in 27 Western states and Canadian provinces; index by state/province; bibliography; text on collecting photographers' imprints; dating guide; glossary.

"This volume of Biographies of Western Photographers is an idea whose time has come. It deserves to be appreciated and used by regionalists and collectors, by genealogists and historians, and by anyone who is concerned with early photographs." -from the preface by RICHARD RUDISILL

"...a tremendous achievement. The Biographies' quality and significance places it with the top photography reference books of the decade." -TOM ROBINSON, Director, Photo Research Group and author of Oregon Photographers.


600+ pages, 8-1/2 x 11 inches, ISBN # 0-9621940-7-7, $50.00 cloth

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