WorldCat Identities

Porter, Eliot 1901-1990

Overview
Works: 199 works in 645 publications in 4 languages and 22,929 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Maps  Quotations  Exhibition catalogs  Diaries  History  Travel writing  Essays  Biography 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Editor, Illustrator, edc, Other, Honoree
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In wildness is the preservation of the world, from Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

31 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photos of Nature's moods with selections from Thoreau's work
Appalachian wilderness : the great Smoky Mountains by Eliot Porter( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-page photographs decorate this excursion into the history of the people, plants, and animals of the Appalachians with emphasis upon the beauty of and problems confronting the Great Smoky Mountains
Down the Colorado : diary of the first trip through the Grand Canyon, 1869 by John Wesley Powell( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American places by Eliot Porter( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a close look at America, with a decidly personal touch, by seasoned observers of the continent's varied human and natural history
The place no one knew : Glen Canyon on the Colorado by Eliot Porter( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Glen Canyon happens only once; there is no scenic climax anywhere that can quite approach it. Prehistoric Indian sites have been salvaged
Birds of North America : a personal selection by Eliot Porter( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and German and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antarctica by Eliot Porter( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographic guide to the world's most remote continent
Nature's chaos by Eliot Porter( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs by Eliot Porter
Galapagos : the flow of wildness by Eliot Porter( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color photographs and text investigate the scientific and poetic virtues of the Galapagos Islands and describe the need for their conservation as genetic reservoirs for future discovery. For contents and other editions, see Title Catalog
Baja California and the geography of hope by Joseph Wood Krutch( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All under heaven : the Chinese world by Eliot Porter( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Chinese mind and spirit, illuminated by a stunning collection of photographs
Atlas of the Greek world by Peter Levi( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amply illustrated history of ancient Greek civilization focuses on Greek achievements in philosophy, medicine, sports, theater, sculpture, economics, science, and law, incorporating visits to the twenty-six major architectural sites
Land birds of America by Robert Cushman Murphy( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each Chapter is dedicated to one type of bird. There are 30 chapters in this book
Mexican churches by Eliot Porter( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These churches have never before been photographed so thoroughly, with such meticulous attention to their exuberant detail and splendor, providing a glimpse of the setting in which people lived, worked and worshipped in colonial Mexico. 86 color plates
Summer island : Penobscot country by Eliot Porter( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The West by Eliot Porter( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned color photographs and introductory text present views of the Western landscape in America
Eliot Porter : in the realm of nature by Paul Martineau( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features the work of Eliot Porter, known for his innovative techniques in color photography to produce images of birds and wilderness landscapes"--
In wildness is the preservation of the world by Henry Thoreau( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orignally published in 1962 by photographer Eliot Porter and the Sierra Club founder, David Brower, this classic monograph conatains Porter's masterfully created color photographs of the New England woods paired with passages by Henry David Thoreau
Moments of discovery : adventures with American birds by Eliot Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monuments of Egypt by Eliot Porter( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photos and text of the Egyptian temples, tombs, and pyramids include the Ramesseum, the temples at Karnak, Lexor, Ramesses II, and Nefertari
 
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Mexican churches
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Down the Colorado : diary of the first trip through the Grand Canyon, 1869The place no one knew : Glen Canyon on the ColoradoNature's chaosMexican churchesSummer island : Penobscot countryThe WestIn wildness is the preservation of the world
Alternative Names
Eliot Furness

Eliot Furness Porter

Eliot Porter American photographer

Eliot Porter Amerikaans fotograaf (1901-1990)

Eliot Porter amerikansk fotograf

Eliot Porter fotògraf estatunidenc

Eliot Porter fotógrafo estadounidense

Eliot Porter photographe américain

Eliot Porter US-amerikanischer Fotograf

Porter, Eliot

Porter, Eliot, 1901-

Porter, Eliot F.

Porter, Eliot Furness

Porter, Eliot Furness 1901-1990

Porter, Elliot, 1901-1990

פורטר, אליוט 1901-1990

ポーター, エリオット

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Languages
English (364)

German (6)

French (3)

Japanese (1)