Minor White: Rites & Passages. Photographs by Minor White. Biographical essay by James Baker Hall. This selection of Minor White's superb photographs is accompanied by extensive, revealing excerpts from White's letters and are amplified by James Baker Hall's own perceptive observations of the artist-teacher at work. 106 black-and-white duotone photographs, 9 5/8 x 11 3/8, 144 pages. paperback; . "Minor White is one of the greatest of photographers. I do not make this statement lightly. . . . The sheer beauty of the medium of photography is tuned to the exact meaning of the visualized image."