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French Army officer

By: DURUSSEL, Eugene.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: cdv001


Undated CDV from Paris, officer in uniform with sword sheathed at his side, rear label of Photographie du Bugnon, Eugene Durussel. Condition of this print: Light wear, one short crack away from the image of the soldier. View more info

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The End, Montauk, N.Y.

By: DWECK, Michael.

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 52655

ISBN: 0810950081


DWECK, MICHAEL. The End, Montauk, N.Y., New York: Abrams, 2004. Tall folio, first edition, unpaginated, beige cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine and front, about 150 halftone and color photo plates profiling the free-spirited surfing community at the eastern end of New York's Long Island. The photographer wrote of Montauk: "It's 100 miles from Manhattan, yet almost no one locks their doors and the taco stand extends credit. Everyone knows the freewheel... View more info

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Mermaids

By: DWECK, Michael.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 52656

ISBN: 0981846505


DWECK, MICHAEL. Mermaids, n.p.: Ditch Plains Press, 2008. Folio, first edition, unpaginated with 110 color and duotone plates, some on double pages, 2-page essay by Christopher Sweet, black cloth boards stamped in gray, inscribed and doodled on the half-title by the photographer. This book was released to accompany a traveling exhibit of Dweck's photos of beautiful women swimming under water, one of 2,000 copies. Condition of this book: Minor chipping/tearing at t... View more info

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5 Zurich prints

By: Editions Photoglob, Schroeder & Cie.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: zurichprints


Editions Photoglob, Schroeder & Cie. 5 mounted prints, Zurich, undated (1890s). 27x20.5cm on heavy cardboard mounts measuring 36x28, collotypes captioned in the negatives, showing Bahnhof, Tonhalle, theater, with outdoor views. Schroeder was a professional photographer with a studio in Zurich. He worked from the 1870s through the 1890s, specializing in topography of Austria, Egypt and Switzerland (see Gary Edwards' International Guide to Nineteenth-Century Photographe... View more info

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William Eggleston's Guide

By: EGGLESTON, William,

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 50696

ISBN: 087070317X


EGGLESTON, WILLIAM. William Eggleston's Guide, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976. Square octavo, first edition, pp. 112, brown pebble-grain leatherette boards with gilt lettering on top and spine, mounted color photo on top. Essay by John Szarkowski. This was the catalog for Eggleston's controversial show at the Museum of Modern Art, which was panned by many critics for its use of color. Considered a breakthrough in photographic art, see Roth pp. 234-5, Parr & Badg... View more info

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Corps Memorable

By: ELUARD, Paul.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53319


ELUARD, PAUL. Corps Memorable, Paris: Pierre Seghers, 1957. Thin quarto, copy No. 709, pp. 35 plus 12 glossy halftone plates, plain boards quarter-bound in light brown wood, dust jacket with front panel image by Pablo Picasso, photos by Lucien Clergue, all text in French. Thirteen poems by Eluard illustrated with Clergue's photos of what may be the same female body, shown from different angles, always headless and in water. See Bertolotti, Books of Nudes, p. 147: "The... View more info

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Birds Beasts and Fishes of the Norfolk Broadland

By: EMERSON, P.H.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 52235


EMERSON, P.H. Birds Beasts and Fishes of the Norfolk Broadland, London: David Nutt, 1895. Octavo, first edition, pp. xix, 396, 3 (Opinions of the Press), blue-green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, green lettering and labeling on upper panel with image of three swimming ducks, halftone photos by T.A. Cotton. Former owners' names and bookseller ticket on pastedowns. It is sad to note that Emerson, one of the greatest photographers of the 19th century, did not... View more info

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S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor

By: Fairchild Aerial Surveys

Price: $1,000.00

Seller ID: shipprint


FAIRCHILD AERIAL SURVEYS, S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor, undated (1932). 15x19.5 inches or 38x50cm, gelatin silver print, framed under glass on its original mount, Fairchild credit in the negative, labeled on the mount. The background provides a beautifully clear view of the lower Manhattan skyline, with the long-gone aquarium in Battery Park at right center (the round building). The ship was launched in 1931, at the outset of the Depression, and was consi... View more info

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Cottages Manoirs and Other Minor Buildings of Normandy and Brittany

By: FOSTER, William D.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 53000


FOSTER, WILLIAM D. Cottages Manoirs and Other Minor Buildings of Normandy and Brittany, New York: Architectural Book Publishing, 1926. Folio, first edition, pp. xviii, 84 plates of halftones and drawings, green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front. A beautiful evocation of historic and often vernacular French architecture. Condition of this book: Jacket has a few stains and is sunned, especially at spine. Overall very good to near fine. View more info

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The Lines of My Hand

By: FRANK, Robert.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 53138

ISBN: 0394552555


FRANK, ROBERT. The Lines of My Hand, New York: Pantheon, 1989. Tall quarto, revised edition, unpaginated, printed boards, original printed parchment jacket, duotone and color photos. This was first published in 1972 in a Japanese volume that became scarce and very expensive. The American paperback, also released in 1972, was much reduced in size, and the present volume was expanded and supplemented with later photos, including color, despite Frank's earlier remark tha... View more info

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Nudes

By: FRIEDLANDER, Lee.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53236

ISBN: 0679404848


FRIEDLANDER, LEE. Nudes, New York: Pantheon, 1991. Oblong quarto, first American edition, pp. 110, maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped title on front, 84 tritone plates. Released to accompany a Museum of Modern Art exhibit. Bertolotti, Books of Nudes, p. 268: "In the case of these young women posing in a domestic context, it is not their beauty but their individuality that emerges from the setting in which they live." Condition of this b... View more info

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A New History of Photography

By: FRIZOT, Michel [editor].

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53082

ISBN: 3829013280


FRIZOT, MICHEL [editor]. A New History of Photography, Koln: Konemann, 1998. Heavy quarto, English language edition, pp. 776, brown cloth boards with silver lettering to spine and front, extensive illustration. Dense with information but more like a series of narratives than an encyclopedia. Condition of this book: Near fine with a lightly worn jacket and some scuffing to the edges. View more info

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Before Photography, Painting and the Invention of Photography

By: GALASSI, Peter.

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: 52503

ISBN: 087070253X


GALASSI, PETER. Before Photography, Painting and the Invention of Photography, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1981. Oblong quarto, exhibition catalog, pp. 152, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped lettering on front, halftone and color illustration. Curator argues the unusual theory that photography was primarily an artistic invention rather than a technical one. Condition of this book Jacket shelf-worn with a couple short tears at edges... View more info

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Paris

By: GAUTHIEZ, Pierre.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 52912


GAUTHIEZ, PIERRE. Paris, Grenoble: Editions B. Arthaud, 1979. Octavo, pp. 220, 6 (notes, ads), boards illustrated with a maroon and silver abstract design quarter-bound in navy cloth with maroon morocco labels on spine, illustrated with fine gravures in text and on plates, top edge silver, text in French. This book is commonly found as a paperback, and the original paper cover created by Paul Leroy is preserved here. It is unknown to me who did this binding, which is ... View more info

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Only God Can Judge Me

By: GILDEN, Bruce

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 54024


BRUCE GILDEN. Only God Can Judge Me, London: Browns Editions, 2018. Tall folio (250x376mm), first edition of 700, unpaginated (56 pages), glossy printed boards, full-bleed color photos, 1 gatefold, signed on a preliminary leaf by Gilden. Pictures of prematurely aging female drug addicts taken outdoors in Overtown, Miami, showing faces of a harsh existence close up. These people can be hard to look at, portrayed intimately by a photographer who knows the territory a... View more info

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Eros Magazine, all 4 issues

By: GINZBERG, Ralph [Editor].

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 52992


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 i... View more info

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Early Photography in Canada

By: GREENHILL, Ralph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto,, Oxford University Press,: 1965,

Seller ID: 50372

Condition: very good


pp. 173, including 106 plates, most from the author's private collection, beige cloth boards, near fine. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, a bit of sunning, chipping. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Alfred Stieglitz, Photographs and Writings

By: GREENOUGH, Sarah.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53623

ISBN: 093511209X


GREENOUGH, SARAH, and HAMILTON, JUAN. Alfred Stieglitz, Photographs and Writings, Washington: National Gallery, 1983. Large folio, first edition, pp. 247, beige cloth boards with black lettering stamped on spine, tritone photo plates of Stieglitz's most important photos, released to accompany an exhibit. Condition: Fine, no flaws.. View more info

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Pure Invention: The Table Top Still Life

By: GROOVER, Jan;

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 50794

ISBN: 1560980052


GROOVER, JAN. Pure Invention: The Table Top Still Life, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. Quarto, first edition, pp. 63, wraps, 23 platinum-palladium prints on individual leaves. Part of the Smithsonian series "Photographers at Work," this book includes a 12-page interview with Groover and a 2-page bio. Condition of this book: Covers slightly age-toned. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Dreams of a Young Girl

By: HAMILTON, David,

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 50695


HAMILTON, DAVID. Dreams of a Young Girl, New York: William Morrow and Co., 1971. Quarto, first American edition (original edition was German), pp. 143, black cloth boards with blue lettering on spine, color, duotone, sepia nudes of teenage girls, accompanied by poetry by Alain Robbe-Grillet. Done in Hamilton's usual demure style, with soft-focus, gauzy shots of young girls. Condition of this book: Dust jacket worn with chips, tears, peeling laminate. All else nea... View more info