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The following is a chronological list of all Lumiere Press books. Click on the titles for complete descriptions and pictures.

Titles are placed in this list when they are out of print.


Each entry is accompanied by an image highlighting an aspect of the book. Secondary images are drawn from material in our archive relating to the book's design as well as editorial and pictorial development. Rollover thumbnails to activate pictures.


Edward Weston: Dedicated to Simplicity. A Reminiscence by Cole Weston. Edition 150. Homage Volume I. May 1986.

Michel Lambeth: The Confessions of a Tree Taster. Preface by Michael Torosian. Edition 150. Homage Volume II. March 1987.

Aurora. Photographs by Michael Torosian. Essay by Shirley J. Madill. Interview by Carol Lowrey. Edition 50. April 1987.

The Ninth Street Show. Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Essay by Robert Pincus Witten. Edition 150. June 1987.

Dave Heath: Extempore: Reflections and Ruminations on Art and Personal History. Edited by Michael Torosian. Edition 150. Homage Volume III. May 1988.

Toronto Suite. Photographs and Interview by Michael Torosian. Historical Commentary by Dennis Reid. Edition 150. May 1989.

Nostalgia for an Unknown Land. Photographs by Rafael Goldchain. Introduction by Alberto Manguel. Essay by Michael Torosian. Edition 170. September 1989.

The Siskind Variations: A Quartet of Photographs and Contemplations by Aaron Siskind. Orchestrated and Edited by Michael Torosian. Edition 190. Homage Volume IV. April 1990.

Paul Strand: Orgeval. A Remembrance by Naomi Rosenblum. Edition 200. Homage Volume V. December 1990.

Homage: The Lumiere Press Collection. Boxed Set of Volumes I to V of the Homage Series. Edition 26. September 1991.

Frederick Sommer: The Constellations That Surround Us: The Conjunction of General Aesthetics and Poetic Logic in an Artist's Life. Surveyed and Edited by Michael Torosian. Edition 200. Homage Volume VI. May 1992.

Anatomy. Photographs and Essay by Michael Torosian. Edition 150. [Variant edition: 11 slipcased copies (140-150) accompanied by gelatin-silver print, The Perfection of Light, 1985, in folio.] December 1993.

The Witkin Gallery 25. Introduction by Peter C. Bunnell. Portfolio of Photographs Selected by Evelyne Z. Daitz. Edition 250. [Variant edition: 25 slipcased copies (I-XXV) accompanied by gelatin-silver print, En Tianguis, c. 1930s, by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, in folio.] March 1994.

Lewis Hine: Ellis Island: Memories and Meditations of Walter Rosenblum on the Life and Work of an American Artist. Edited with an Introduction by Michael Torosian. Edition 200. Homage Volume VII. November 1995.

Gordon Parks: Harlem: The Artist's Annotations on a City Revisted in Two Classic Photographic Essays. Introduction and Interview by Michael Torosian. Edition 200. Homage Volume VIII. December 1997.

Dave Heath: A Dialogue With Solitude. Foreword by Hugh Edwards and a Letter from Robert Frank. [Slipcased with photogravure of Vengeful Sister, Chicago, 1956. Edition 100. Second gravure issuance: Clamshell box with photogravure of Washington Square, New York City, 1958. Edition 100.] December 2000.

Edward Burtynsky: Residual Landscapes: Studies of Industrial Transfiguration. Interview by Michael Torosian. Edition 200. [Variant edition: 20 slipcased copies (181-200) accompanied by giclée print, Rock of Ages No. 4, Abandoned Section, Adam -Pirie Quarry, Barre, Vermont, 1991, in folio. Second variant edition: 20 slipcased copies (161-180) accompanied by giclée print, Rock of Ages No.1, Active Section, E.L. Smith Quarry, Barre, Vermont, 1991, in folio. Issued for the Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.] April 2001.

Dave Heath: Korea: Photographs 1953-1954: Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio. Introduction and Interview by Michael Torosian. Edition 200. [Variant edition: 36 slipcased copies (Roman numeral i to xxxvi) accompanied by a gelatin-silver print, Howard Crawford, Jr, Korea, 1953, in folio.] July 2004.

An American Gallery. Twenty-Five Years of Photography Chronicled in a Biographical Essay by Lyle Rexer With a Portfolio of Photographs Selected and Annotated by Howard Greenberg Edited With An Introduction by Michael Torosian. Edition 250. September 2007.

Paul Caponigro: On Prior Lane: A Firefly's Light. The Cushing Interviews. Edited with an Introduction by Michael Torosian. Edition 225. [Variant edition: 26 slipcased copies (A - Z) accompanied by a gelatin-silver print, Scottish Thistle, Rochester, New York, 1958, in folio.] 2008.

Steichen: Eduard et Voulangis: The Early Modernist Period 1915 - 1923. Essay by Michael Torosian. Introduction by Howard Greenberg. Edition 250. December 2011.

Black Star. The Ryerson University Historical Print Collection of the Black Star Publishing Company. Portfolio Selection and Chronicle of a New York Photo Agency by Michael Torosian. Introduction by Peter Higdon. Edition 300. May 2013.