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House of Bondage

By: COLE, Ernest.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 53943


COLE, ERNEST. House of Bondage, New York: Ridge Press, 1967. Quarto, first edition, pp. 192, tan cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, 180 gravures. The photographer, working in the tightly segregated nation that was South Africa, left his country to get these photos published. Parr & Badger, V.2, pp. 106-07: "The furore it [the book] caused made him a perhaps reluctant hero for a generation of aspiring black photographers; despite the success of the book, he never worked again in his homeland, and died penniless and in exile in the United States in 1990." As fo... View more info

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Judy Coleman

By: COLEMAN, Judy.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 51930

ISBN: 0944092101


COLEMAN, JUDY. Judy Coleman, California: Twin Palms, 1989. Folio, first edition, unpaginated, black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and upper panel, 5-page essay by Elaine Dines-Cox, 54 plates, 1 gate-fold, all nudes, the only model being the photographer herself, using a 30-foot cable. Dines-Cox explains Coleman's technique as a multimedia process involving Polaroids, painting and assemblage. What does it all mean? It "depends upon the individual viewer's experiential knowledge of the world." Definitely not straight photography, nor is it conventional surrealism -- call it a ps... View more info

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Horace Bristol, An American View

By: CONNER, Kevin, and HEIMERDINGER, Debra,

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: 50451

ISBN: 0811812626


CONNER, KEVIN, and HEIMERDINGER, DEBRA. Horace Bristol, An American View, San Francisco: Chronicle, 1996. Quarto, first edition, pp. 144, black cloth boards, blind-stamped, duotones of Bristol's key works. The authors give short introductory essays to each chapter, the bulk of which is made up of Bristol's photos. Bristol was of the Mydans-Lange generation and worked for Life, and he is largely forgotten, although his images are not. He worked with Steinbeck on a project among farmworkers in California's Central Valley while Steinbeck was planning "The Grapes of Wrath." Steinbeck declined t... View more info

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Practical Stereoscopic Photography

By: DALZELL, J. Moir, and LINSSEN, E.F.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52457


DALZELL, J. MOIR, and LINSSEN, E.F. Practical Stereoscopic Photography, London: Technical Press, 1953. Octavo, revision of a 1936 first edition, pp. xv, 240, blue cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, halftone photos, original bill of sale attached to rear endpaper. Revision updated Dalzell's original work to discuss the 35mm camera, with modern illustration. Condition of this book: Exceptional copy, near fine with minor spotting at top edge. View more info

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Armenia

By: DANIELYAN, Hasmik.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 52045

ISBN: 9994191780


DANIELYAN, HASMIK. Armenia, Yerevan: GASPRINT, 2004. Quarto, English language edition, pp. 112, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on upper panel, color photos with very little text. Danielyan presents a medieval Armenia of beautiful churches and landscapes, with no people whatsoever. Scarce. Condition of this book: Spine slightly shaken, jacket edges worn and wrinkled. Leaves clean and tight, images fine. View more info

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East 100th Street

By: DAVIDSON, Bruce,

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 50311

ISBN: 0674224361


DAVIDSON, BRUCE. East 100th Street, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970. Square quarto, first simultaneous wrappered edition, pp. 130, 123 duotones. See Parr & Badger, Vol. 2, Page 18. Davidson's extensive effort documented a Harlem neighborhood with the help of a cumbersome, large-format view camera, radically different equipment from the handy little 35mm jobs his peers were using. The result is a lot of posed photos that somehow work, although Parr & Badger find the nudes jarring. Wraps age toning, beginning to pull from spine. Leaves clean and tight, age-toning at edges. I... View more info

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Photographs

By: DAVIDSON, Bruce.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 53122

ISBN: 0671400673


DAVIDSON, BRUCE. Photographs, New York: Agrinde/Summit, 1978. Square quarto, priority unknown to me, pp. 167, gray paper-covered boards quarter-bound in cream-colored cloth, gilt lettering to spine, duotone photo plates, inscribed on the half-title by Davidson. A selection of photo from Davidson's best-known projects, including Brooklyn Gang and East 100th Street. Condition of this book: Near fine light wear to jacket, age-toning at the spine. View more info

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Toulouse-Lautrec, Album de famille

By: De RODAT, Charles.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53239

ISBN: 0320063895


DE RODAT, CHARLES. Toulouse-Lautrec, Album de famille, Fribourg: Hatier Editions, 1985. Quarto, pp. 188, red buckram boards with blue lettering to spine, halftone photos, text in French. Includes a family tree, with text by a descendant of the artist, using photos taken by Lautrec's cousin Marie. Condition of this book: Jacket lightly worn, small tear in back panel, all else fine. View more info

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Three Seconds From Eternity

By: DOISNEAU, Robert.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 51784

ISBN: 0821210963


DOISNEAU, ROBERT. Three Seconds From Eternity, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1980. Quarto, first American edition, preceded by 1979 French edition, pp. 143, rusty brown cloth boards with white lettering stamped on spine, 101 gravure plates. Nobody nails the timeless Parisian scene better than Doisneau, and this is some of his best work. Condition of this book: Near fine, lightly worn jacket, no tears. View more info

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Swiss Army officer

By: DURUSSEL, Eugene.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: cdv001


Undated CDV from Lausanne, 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 freewheeling vibe can't last, they're just determined that it won't disappear on their watch. ... I focused on the subjects I was most... 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 Photographers). Condition of these prints: Mounts are a bit wavy, images fine. 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 & Badger v.1 p. 265. They wrote that this show and book 'heralded the birth of colour photography, or more accurately, it marked th... 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 book shows women looking like Juno, coming out of the waves of the sea as if they were symbolic forms of life." Condition... 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 take the pictures, as he had given up on photography as an art by this time. See the Eastman House's Imagining Paradise, p. ... 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 considered an expensive gamble on the part of its owner, United States Lines. As the label says, at the time of their construction... 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 that "black and white are the colours of photography (Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 238)." "In many ways The Lines of My Hand can be re... 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 book: Near fine with moderately worn jacket (surface scratches, tiny stains, no tears). 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