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Kodak Sketches of Two Little Girls, A Story Book for Children

By: BALDWIN, Emma Cockrell.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 52179


BALDWIN, EMMA COCKRELL. Kodak Sketches of Two Little Girls, A Story Book for Children, Boston: Idea Co., 1900. Octavo, priority unknown to me, pp. 167, gray cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine, red, black and silver stamped illustration on upper panel, halftone photos. An early use of photos in a children's book, and one of Kodak's endless attempts to spread photography into a mass market. Very scarce -- OCLC locates four in institutional libraries. Condition of this book: Boards spotted and stained, upper panel illustration flaking. Leaves clean, spine no longer tight,... View more info

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Photographs of Edinburgh

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 52164


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Photographs of Edinburgh by Archibald Burns, Glasgow et al: Andrew Duthie et al., no date (1868, according to British Library). Octavo, priority unknown to me, pp. 84, 3 (ads), green cloth boards with gilt lettering inside gilt border to upper panel, 12 plates with albumen prints by Archibald Burns, measuring about 8x10cm. "Burns was based in Edinburgh between 1858, when he is first recorded as a member of the Photographic Society of Scotland, and his death in the early 1880s. Burns made his living principally from selling stock-images of Edinburgh for the burgeoning touris... View more info

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Players

By: BARNEY, Tina

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50755

ISBN: 3865219950


BARNEY, TINA. Players, Gottingen: Steidl, 2011. Oblong quarto, first edition, unpaginated with 68 color plates, some photos double-page, printed boards. Barney, known for off-kilter but seemingly affectionate portrayals of affluent American families, here delivers more of the same, with the addition of high-fashion and Wooster Group performance photos in her typical brightly-colored style. Signed on the first leaf by the photographer, with an introduction in verse by Michael Stipe Condition of this book: Faint signs of wear, fine. View more info

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Storyville Portraits, Photographs From the New Orleans Red-Light District, Circa 1912

By: BELLOCQ, E.J.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 54007


BELLOCQ, E.J. Storyville Portraits, Photographs From the New Orleans Red-Light District, Circa 1912, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970. Quarto, first edition, pp. 18, 33 single-sided plates, plus frontispiece photo, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 34 duotone reprints made by Lee Friedlander with preface by Friedlander and a 10-page conversation among Friedlander and other experts. These are Bellocq's only surviving photos, as far as anybody knows. Dust jacket is first state with original $12.95 price, which was gradually increased for later states. Condition of this b... View more info

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Miroir de Femme/Woman's Mirror

By: BIANCANI, Laurent.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 53154

ISBN: 286258049x


BIANCANI, LAURENT. Miroir de Femme/Woman's Mirror, Paris: Editions VM, 1984 Folio, priority unknown, unpaginated, illustrated boards, duotone photo plates with a 1-page introduction in English and French. Final book of one of the late 20th century's leading nude photographers, mostly women, some erotica. Condition of this book: Light soiling to covers, faint odor of humid storage, will dissipate in dry storage. View more info

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Tintypes

By: BIDAUT, Jayne Hinds,

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 50520

ISBN: 1888001798


BIDAUT, JAYNE HINDS. Tintypes, No. 45 of an edition of 100, quarto, Graphis, 1999, pp. 224, red cloth boards in a black cloth-covered wooden clamshell box, essay by Eugenia Parry, with a dedication by the artist and an original tintype of a butterfly (2.5x3.5 inches) signed by the artist. Fine in scuffed clamshell. A mostly forgotten phenomenon, the tintype is a thin piece of sheet iron enameled black or brown-black with a collodion coating to hold an image. It was the first photographic process that was widely available to anybody, with itinerant practitioners of the art selling their work... View more info

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Le Cirque d'Izis

By: BIDERMANAS, Izis.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53366


BIDERMANAS, ISRAEL. Le Cirque d'Izis, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1965. Quarto, pp. 171, 1 (note), red cloth boards with black lettering to spine, black circus character stamped on front, photos in gravure, 4 Chagall prints plus Chagall-designed dust jacket, text in French by Jacques Prevert. Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 222: "There is a desolate undercurrent, a feeling that the circus is a refuge for freaks -- not the physical freaks who entertain unfeeling spectators, but psychological freaks, profoundly cut off from conventional society. ... This sense of Existential isolation is handled with s... View more info

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Afrika

By: BLUM, Dieter.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52385

ISBN: 3430113520


BLUM, DIETER. Afrika, Dusseldorf and Vienna: Econ Verlag Gmbh, 1976. Large, heavy folio, pp. 207, orange cloth boards with brown stamped lettering and decoration on spine and upper panel, illustrated slipcase, text by Gisela Bonn, color photos, all text in German. The so-called best art photographer in the world ranged the continent to produce spectacular images, many double-page with no bleed. Condition of this book: Boards near fine with a bit of flaking to lettering on spine. Laminate to slipcase art is peeling near edges, all else fine. View more info

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Esthetique de la Photographie

By: BOURGEOIS, M. Paul [editor].

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 53214


BOURGEOIS, M. PAUL [editor]. Esthetique de la Photographie, Paris: Photo-Club de Paris, 1900. Folio, first edition, pp. 96, 6 (tables), 14 plates, original wrappers, rebound in blue cloth with decorative marbled paper on front and back, gilt lettering and decoration on spine with brown morocco label, regal bookplate on front pastedown, gift inscription on flyleaf. The Eastman House's "Imagining Paradise" says this book "can be considered the manifesto of the pictorialist movement in France. (p. 205)." It is an illustrated series of essays by members of the photo club including Demachy an... View more info

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Mexico

By: BRUEHL, Anton

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 53473


BRUEHL, ANTON. Mexico, New York: Delphic Studios, 1933. Folio, Copy No. 1 of an edition limited to 1,000, unpaginated with 25 collotype plates, tan linen boards quarter-bound in black morocco, rebacked, slipcased. Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 81: "The images are close in style to those made by Paul Strand in Mexico in 1932-4, although Bruehl's pictures do not display the sense of suffering that colors much of Strand's work. ... The book is an interesting demonstration of the kind of formalist modernism that does not even pretend to make any social analysis of what is being photographed." Scarce.... View more info

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The Secret Studio, Bernard Buffet

By: BUFFET, Annabel, and LAMY, Jean Claude

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 53261

ISBN: 2080304488


BUFFET, ANNABEL, and LAMY, JEAN-CLAUDE. The Secret Studio, Bernard Buffet, Paris: Flammarion, 2004. Quarto, first English-language edition released simultaneously with the French edition, pp. 144, black paper-covered boards with blind-stamped lettering to spine and front, duotone photos. Uses the photos of Fournol, a lifelong friend of the Buffet's, to penetrate the mind of the acclaimed artist, with text by his wife. Condition of this book: Upper board has a few small white spots, else fine. View more info

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Wynn Bullock

By: BULLOCK, Wynn

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 53610

ISBN: 912020113


[Monograph.] Wynn Bullock, San Francisco: Scrimshaw Press, 1971. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated, olive cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine and print mounted on front, original acetate jacket, halftone plates and text by Bullock's daughter Barbara. High-quality retrospective on a singer who made a midlife switch to become a renowned art photographer. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Minor White: The Eye That Shapes

By: BUNNELL, Peter C.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50917

ISBN: 0943012090


BUNNELL, PETER C. Minor White: The Eye That Shapes, Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, 1989. Heavy oblong quarto, pp. xxiii, 289, wraps, released to accompany an exhibition of the same name, a few color photos but mostly duotones, with the Totemic Sequence presented as a double-fold facing a trifold, so that 10 photos are presented on five facing pages. Many beautiful landscapes and portraits. Condition of this book: Edges soiled, all else fine. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Inner Light: The Shaker Legacy

By: BUTLER, Linda.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53612

ISBN: 0394532562


BUTLER, LINDA. Inner Light: The Shaker Legacy, New York: Knopf, 1981. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated with 58 duotone plates, gray cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, inscribed on the half-title page by Butler to the late artist and designer Julius Friedman: "For Julius, with high regard." The photos were taken in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine and elsewhere, radiating the contemplative, peaceful nature of Shaker society and design. Condition of this book: Jacket lightly worn, boards sunned at edges, all else fine. View more info

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Fifth Annual Portfolio of the Photographic Education Society

By: CALLAHAN, HARRY, and students.

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 52737


CALLAHAN, HARRY, and his students, Fifth Annual Portfolio of the Photographic Education Society, Providence: Rhode Island School of Design, 1971. 27 prints including Callahan's 1967 photo Multiple Exposure/Providence, gelatin silver measuring about 7.25x4.75 inches or 18x12cm, mounted on heavy white card stock measuring 14x11 inches, in its original brown solander box, together with 26 photos by Callahan's students, some of whom went on to become collected photographers in their own right (Paul Krot, Henry Horenstein, Robert Richfield). See complete list below. Callahan was director of t... View more info

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Color, 1941-1980

By: CALLAHAN, Harry.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: 53576

ISBN: 0936554002


CALLAHAN, HARRY. Color, 1941-1980, Providence: Matrix Publications, 1980. Square folio, first edition, unpaginated, gray cloth boards with yellow stamped lettering on front, signed by Callahan in ink on the half-title page, gray cloth-covered slipcase with yellow lettering and a color print mounted on front. Shows a well-known art photographer and teacher adapting to and celebrating color work. Condition of this book: Near fine in sunned slipcase. Spine likewise sunned. View more info

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Photographer

By: CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52661

ISBN: 0821219863


CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI. Photographer, Boston: Bulfinch, 1994. Large, heavy quarto, revised edition, pp. 343, beige cloth boards with white lettering on spine, blind-stamped lettering on front, 155 duotones. A comprehensive recapitulation of Bresson's career as the father of modern photojournalism, with all his greatest photos in one beautiful book. Includes images from all over the world plus the great famous from his early days in France: On the Banks of the Marne and Place de l'Europe in the Rain. Condition of this book: Remainder mark at bottom edge, all else fine. View more info

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In India

By: CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 53676

ISBN: 0500541248


CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI. In India, New York and London: Thames & Hudson, 1987. Quarto, first English-language edition (preceded by the French edition in 1985), pp. 128, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, gilt logo on front, duotone photo plates, former owner's ID on half-title page. The last of Bresson's great travelogues. Roosens-Salu 1744. Condition of this book: Jacket lightly worn, overall near fine. View more info

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poesie photographique

By: CLERGUE, Lucien.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52889

ISBN: 3791328506


CLERGUE, LUCIEN. poesie photographique (Photographic Poetry), New York et al., Prestel, 2003. Quarto, first edition, pp. 144, gray paper-covered boards with red lettering to spine, duotone and color plates, text in English, French and German. Warmly inscribed by Clergue on the half-title page, dated 2003 NYC (he died in 2014). Includes the nudes Clergue was famous for, but also a cross-section of his other work, with portraits of artistic celebrities of his era (Picasso, Dali etc.) and unknowns (gypsies, bullfighters) as well as collage-type double exposures, landscapes, and abstract images... View more info

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Toros Muertos

By: CLERGUE, Lucien.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 53108


CLERGUE, LUCIEN. Toros Muertos, New York: Brussel & Brussel, 1966. Square quarto, American edition of a book that was published earlier in France and Germany, unpaginated, red cloth boards with black lettering stamped into spine and front, largely halftone photos with text mostly in English. Clergue, a collaborator of Picasso's, here captures the pain and anguish of a blood sport's losers. Although this was not intended to be anti-bullfighting, it looks that way to modern eyes. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is chipped at edges, some leaves over-opened. View more info