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Rewilding, BIRD, Cass,
1 BIRD, Cass, Rewilding
8862082185 / 9788862082181 
BIRD, CASS. Rewilding, Italy: Damiani, 2012. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated, light green cloth boards with black lettering on the front and spine, duotone photo mounted on front, duotones and color plates, some double-p, some nudes, 40 photos in all, intros by Sally Singer and Jack Halberstam. Signed by Bird on the title page. Fashion photographer's exploration of gender issues using mannish young women who were "curated" for their looks, humor and sexual identity, and set loose in rural Tennessee. The result is one of the most striking photobooks of the last year. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Forbidden Dreams, BLAKE, Rebecca,
2 BLAKE, Rebecca, Forbidden Dreams
070432475x / 9780704324756 
BLAKE, REBECCA. Forbidden Dreams, New York: Quartet Books, 1984. Folio, first edition, unpaginated, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine and front, color photos. A New York fashion photographer's first book, with 60 images, some double-page, divided in chapters with titles including Virgins and Vampires, Fairy Tales, Night Visions, predominantly women with other women, a couple nudes. Introduction by the film director Lina Wertmuller. Condition: Shelf-worn dust jacket, no tears; all else fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Eros Magazine, all 4 issues, GINZBERG, Ralph [Editor].
3 GINZBERG, Ralph [Editor]. Eros Magazine, all 4 issues

GINZBERG, RALPH [editor]. Eros Magazine, Nos. 1 to 4 (all that were printed), New York, 1962. Folios, pp. 80; 96; 96; 96, printed boards, color and halftone illustration. Although these magazines seem rather tame to us, they were the subject of censorship prosecutions that resulted in the jailing of the editor. The subject was love and sex in all its forms. Highlights include Bert Stern's final photo sessions with Marilyn Monroe, a Gary Winogrand photo essay on Love in the Subway, and a couple of Ray Bradbury short stories. Condition of these books: Overall very good, V.1 has a short tear in the spine, covers show minor staining, images fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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No Face, KEMPEN, Uwe
4 KEMPEN, Uwe No Face
3899040295 / 9783899040296 New 
KEMPEN, UWE. No Face, Heidelberg: Edition Braus, 6x6.com, 2002. Folio, pp 140, printed boards, 3-page introduction by Jennifer Rudolph in English and German, duotones of nude women, somewhat abstract, some having sex, many with piercings in unusual places like nipples and clitoris. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Naked Men, Pioneering Male Nudes 1935-1955, LEDDICK, DAVID
5 LEDDICK, DAVID Naked Men, Pioneering Male Nudes 1935-1955
0789300796 / 9780789300799 very good 
LEDDICK, DAVID. Naked Men, Pioneering Male Nudes 1935-1955, New York: Universe, 1997. Quarto, first edition, pp. 128, gray plaid printed boards, color and duotone photos and painting reproductions. Documents a mid-20th-century American subculture of gay art. Says Bruce Weber, "This book combines stories and photographs of the men who did it first. It's like a buried treasure one only finds 20,000 Leagues under the Sea." Dust jacket shows a couple short tears near top of spine, else fine 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Certain People, MAPPLETHORPE, Robert.
6 MAPPLETHORPE, Robert. Certain People
0942642147 / 9780942642148 
MAPPLETHORPE, ROBERT. Certain People, Pasadena: Twelvetrees Press, 1985. Folio, first edition, unpaginated, blue cloth boards with black stamped lettering to the spine and front, gravure plates portraying various arts celebrities and pop-culture figures, defunct boostore ticket on rear endpage. Condition of this book: Near fine with minor chipping at dust jacket's edges, age toning at the leaves' edges. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Welcome Aboard, PFEIFFER, Walter
7 PFEIFFER, Walter Welcome Aboard
3905509326 / 9783905509328 New 
PFEIFFER, WALTER, with English/German introduction by Martin Jaeggi. Welcome Aboard, quarto, Zurich: Edition Patrick Frey, 2002. Unpaginated, gray paper-covered boards. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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78-87, London Youth, RIDGERS, Derek.
8 RIDGERS, Derek. 78-87, London Youth
8862083599 / 9788862083591 
RIDGERS, DEREK. 78-87, London Youth, Bologna: Damiani, 2013. Folio, first edition, unpaginated, printed boards, color and duotone photo plates, some with no bleed, signed on the title page by Ridgers. These are portraits of a time long ago in London, beginning in the punk era and running through goth, skinhead and acid house styles worn by the commoners and aristocracy of the club scene, including Boy George, John Galliano, Hamish Bowles and others. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Kazu, RITTS, Herb
9 RITTS, Herb Kazu
4891944471 / 9784891944476 first and only, near fine 
RITTS, HERB. Kazu, Tokyo: Parco, 1995. Folio, only edition, pp. 52, printed boards, duotone plates of the Japanese athlete Kazu, Kazuyoshi Miura, wearing little or nothing. Typical Ritts quality (that is, extraordinary), all photos single-page, some with no bleed. Scarce. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Miroir aux Androgynes, ROOS, Dajina
10 ROOS, Dajina Miroir aux Androgynes
3887691059 / 9783887691059 near fine 
ROOS, DAIJNA. Miroir aux Androgynes, Tubingen: Konkursbuchverlag, 1997. Quarto, unpaginated, printed boards, about 80 plates in duotone and color, brief commentary in English, German, French. The main theme is women who are trying to look like men, and men trying to look feminine. Boards lightly worn, near fine. Leaves show a bit of age toning at edges. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Redemption, SIGISMONDI, Floria
11 SIGISMONDI, Floria Redemption
3931126188 / 9783931126186 
SIGISMONDI, FLORIA. Redemption, Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag, 1999. Folio, pp. 160, printed boards, color plates. Shock photos of shock musicians and other pop culture figures including Marilyn Manson, Debra Soto, Twiggy, David Bowie, The Moth, Raygun, and many others. That's Bowie on the cover. The influence of Joel Peter Witkin is obvious here, although there is little commentary but a couple of poems. Caption pamphlet included. Condition of this book: Boards show only light wear, spine a bit shaken, overall very good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Bruce Weber, WEBER, Bruce,
12 WEBER, Bruce, Bruce Weber
0394572467 / 9780394572468 
WEBER, BRUCE. Bruce Weber, New York: Knopf, 1989. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated, black cloth boards with purple-stamped lettering on spine, gravure and color photos, parchment dust jacket over heavy paper dust jacket. A compendium of work from the peak of Weber's career in the late 20th century, 140 photos, mostly duotone, some double-page, with celebrities, friends, pets, landscapes, nudes. Condition: Parchment dust jacket age-toned, chipped at edges (typical for this jacket). Overall very good, images fine. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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