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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, interior very good, images fine. 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 attractive even though rubbed at extremities and discolored in spots. Condition of this book: Very good with a discolored... 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 all too well, being a former addict and the son of an addict. He says he sees his mother in the faces of his subjects. "This p... 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 near fine to fine. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Maiko Minami

By: HAMILTON, David;

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Japan,, Scholar,: 1987,

Edition: first edition,

Seller ID: 50784

ISBN: 4061749382

Condition: near fine,


About 100 color plates, some double-page, using a Japanese model. View more info

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Cowboy Kate & Other Stories

By: HASKINS, Sam;

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 51028


HASKINS, SAM. Cowboy Kate & Other Stories, New York: Crown Publishing, 1965. Folio, first edition, unpaginated, chartreuse boards with brown lettering on front and spine, full-bleed duotone photos. See "The Open Book" (Hasselblad) pp. 210-11. Parr & Badger (v1. p. 192) called Haskins' technique an alluring "combination of grain, graphics and gravure." Condition: Slight edge wear and soiling to jacket and boards, no tears; faint age-toning at leaves' edges. All in all very good. View more info

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Musee D'Orsay, Chefs-doeuvre de la collection photographique

By: HEILBRUN, Francoise, and NEAGU, Philippe.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53238

ISBN: 290405720X


HEILBRUN, FRANCOISE, and NEAGU, PHILIPPE [editors]. Musee D'Orsay, Chefs-doeuvre de la collection photographique, Paris: Philippe Sers, 1986. Quarto, unpaginated with a 9-page introduction and 176 photos in sepia, duotone and color, beige cloth boards with red lettering to spine and front, text in French. A pre-modern collection that begins with daguerreotypes and Talbot. Condition of this book: Faintly worn jacket, else fine. View more info

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Best Erotic

By: HESSELMANN, Herbert W.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 50530

ISBN: 0817435743


HESSELMANN, HERBERT W. Best Erotic, New York: Amphoto, 2006. Large quarto, first American edition, pp. 160, black matte boards with gray lettering on spine, color photos, the types of nudes seen in men's magazines, which is no surprise because the photographer worked for many of them for years. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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In Love With Photography

By: HINZ, Volker.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 53303

ISBN: 3903101001


HINZ, VOLKER. In Love With Photography, Baden: Edition Lammerhuber, 2015. Heavy folio, No. 165 of an edition of 1,000, pp. 424, red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine, duotone and color photo plates, signed on the half-title by Hinz, inscribed by him at length on another preliminary page. Hinz, a working photographer and for many years photo editor at Stern magazine, inscribed this copy to another photographer-editor, Kathy Ryan of the New York Times Magazine, who is also pictured here. As the title indicates, the book is essentially a massive love note to the art and all th... View more info

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A Manual of Photography

By: HUNT, Robert.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 52148


HUNT, ROBERT. A Manual of Photography, London and Glasgow: Griffin and Co., 1853. Octavo, third edition enlarged, pp. 8 (ads), x, 321, 2 (ads), 15 (Griffin's Scientific Circular dated March 1852), rebound in quarter calf and orange cloth, color frontis, two title pages, the second identifying this book as a volume of Coleridge's Encyclopaedia Metropolitana, engraved illustrations. See Gernsheim's Incunabula of British Photographic Literature, 714, which says this is the third edition of Hunt's 1841 Popular Treatise on the Art of Photography. The Truthful Lens, p. 17, says Hunt, as editor of... View more info

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The Alhambra

By: IRVING, Washington.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 51765


IRVING, WASHINGTON. The Alhambra, New York: Putnam's, 1892. Large octavos, Author's Revised Edition, pp. xii, 266; vi, 312, 31 photogravure plates total, cream cloth boards with Moorish-themed decoration in green, gilt and blue, gilt lettering on spines, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, ribbon bookmarks bound in, some leaves are still unopened, "Darro edition." Based on a trip the author took in 1829, with his revisions of 1851 here reprinted with beautiful gravure illustration. Condition of these books: Good and tight but boards foxed at edges and darkening with a few stains on t... View more info

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Time Textured in Monochrome

By: ISHIUCHI, Miyako

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 54121


MIYAKO ISHIUCHI. Time Textured in Monochrome, Tokyo: National Museum of Art, 1999. Quarto, catalog for an exhibition, pp. 107, wraps, halftones, text in Japanese and English, signed on the half-title page by Ishiuchi. Covers the photographer's whole career, in which she was occupied with the surface of things, particularly aging buildings and people. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914

By: JAY, Bill

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50563

ISBN: 0902620835


JAY, BILL. Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914, London: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated with a 20-page introduction and 68 photolithographic reproductions of Stone's pictures, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stone captured like nobody else the peculiar nature of Olde England, with photos of festivals, pageants, gypsies, the poor, the common and the just plain weird, like the men celebrating the Hare Pie and Bottle Kicking Festival in Holaton. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is chipped, price-clipped, and has smal... View more info

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A Manual of Photoengraving

By: JENKINS, Harry

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52169


JENKINS, HARRY. A Manual of Photoengraving, Chicago: Inland Printer, 1902. Octavo, second edition, pp. 169, 5 (ads), blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, 5 color frontis plates demonstrating the four-color process, numerous other illustrated plates, 2 former owners' names on free front endpaper, Inland Printer catalog attached to rear pastedown. This edition added chapters on halftone color work by Frederick Ives and Stephen Horgan. Roosens/Salu 8334 erroneously credits the entire edition to Ives and Horgan. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn but both... View more info

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Original Disfarmer Photographs

By: KASHER, Steven [editor].

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 53124

ISBN: 3865211895


KASHER, STEVEN [editor]. Original Disfarmer Photographs, Gottingen: Steidl, 2005. Quarto, first edition, pp. 240, beige paper-covered boards with black lettering to spine, tritone reproductions of Mike Disfarmer's prints. This is the first publication of Disfarmer prints, as opposed to modern prints made from his negatives. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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No Face

By: KEMPEN, Uwe

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 50562

ISBN: 3899040295

Condition: 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. View more info

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Likeness and Landscape, Thomas M. Easterly and the Art of the Daguerreotype

By: KILGO, Dolores A.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52195

ISBN: 1883982030


KILGO, DOLORES A. Likeness and Landscape, Thomas M. Easterly and the Art of the Daguerreotype, St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1994. Tall quarto, first edition, pp. x, 234, black cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, extensively illustrated in color and halftone. Recognition for a daguerreotypist who worked the American frontier, photographing Indians, celebrities and ordinary people. Kilgo presents "the only large body of outdoor work to survive intact from the daguerrean era," the publisher says. Condition of this book: Fine in a fine jacket. View more info